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Asia Society Museum’s John H. Foster Curator for Traditional Asian Art Adriana Proser (R) works with art handlers installing a piece in the exhibition The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan: Art of Gandhara. (Bill Swersey/Asia Society)

Long-Awaited 'Art of Gandhara' Exhibition Draws NY Times Rave

NY Times critic hails "bruiser bodhisattvas, polycultural goddesses." more
Dr. Geet Chainani at a medical camp in a village near Dadu, Sindh. (Beena Sarwar)

Podcast: Dr. Geet Chainani, American Doc, Speaking Sindhi, in the Flood Zone

Dr. Geet Chainani is an American born in India, raised in New York City, trained as a medical doctor in the Caribbean, treating families in the tent cities of the flood waters of the Indus River, upstream from Karachi. more
Mohammed Hanif

Podcast: Mohammed Hanif and the Explosive Case of Karachi

Mohammed Hanif is the pride of literary Pakistan these days, but he is warning us that the arts and liberated media in Pakistan all live in something of a bubble. more
Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar (R) shakes hands with Indian Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna (L) prior to a meeting in New Delhi on July 27, 2011. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan-India Relations Moving from 'Bombs' to 'Bombshells'?

Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas provides a South Asia update. more
Screen capture of the New York Times article on Asia Society's Gandhara exhibition on July 27, 2011.

NY Times Describes 'Intense' Obstacles in Path of Asia Society's Gandhara Exhibition

What had to happen behind the scenes for a major Asia Society Museum show to see the light of day. more
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C) receives flowers after disembarking from her plane upon her arrival in Chennai, India on July 20, 2011. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton's Asian Swing Comes at Time of 'Increasing Uncertainty'

The Asia Society's Jamie Metzl and Suzanne DiMaggio on U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Asian tour. more
An Indian office worker walks past wall graffiti made after the 2008 terror attacks near the recent blast site at Opera House in Mumbai on July 14, 2011. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Desai: After Mumbai Bombings, Time to 'Stand Up to Fight for Peace'

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai reacts to Wednesday's Mumbai bombings that killed at least 21 and says what it may mean for India-Pakistan peace talks. more
Foreign policy expert David Malone discusses India's global relations with journalist Swapan Dasgupta in Mumbai on May 18, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)
Does the Elephant Dance? India's Ad Hoc Foreign Policy Strategy
India's ad hoc approach to foreign policy may work, says David Maloney, author and former Canadian High Commissioner to India. more
Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Fellow Hassan Abbas in Houston, Texas in 2009. (Asia Society Texas Center)

Hassan Abbas Picks His Top Five Books on Reforming Pakistan

Hassan Abbas suggests five books that he feels are critical to understanding and solving the issues that hinder reform in Pakistan. more