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Water, energy, and the connection between the two was the topic of a Sept. 30 lecture by Professor Saleem H. Ali in Houston. (Jeff Fantich/Asia Society Texas Center)

The Yin and Yang of Water and Energy

Environmental scientist urges Houston energy firms to look to oceans. more

'Hanging Fire' Roundtable (Complete)

Curator Salima Hashmi discusses the exhibition "Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan" with artists Rashid Rana, Asma Mundrawala, and Imran Qureshi. more
L to R: Rashid Rana, Asma Mundrawala, Imran Qureshi, and Salima Hashmi on Sep 10, 2009. (Asia Society New York)
'Hanging Fire,' and What It Means to Make Art in Pakistan
Leading Pakistani artists talk about the complexities of their work. more
Faiza Butt (born 1973). Get out of my dreams II, 2008. Ink on polyester film. H. 22 x W. 28 1/2 in. (55.9 x 72.4 cm). Private collection, London. (Courtesy of the artist.)
Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan
September 10, 2009 – January 3, 2010 more
Abdullah Hussain Haroon, permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations.
Pakistan's Internally Displaced: 'The World's War'
Diplomats and aid expert lay out the scope of the current humanitarian crisis in Pakistan. more
Dr. Hassan Abbas in Houston on May 7, 2009.

Pakistan and the Challenges Ahead

Dr. Hassan Abbas stresses need for 'investment in education.' more
Journalist Hamid Mir shared his thoughts on the US' strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The Taliban Resurgence in Pakistan
Why dialogue, infrastructure development, educational and employment opportunities are more effective in fighting terrorism in Pakistan. more
Saeed Shafqat, professor and director of Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), Forman Christian University, Lahore, Pakistan.
Pakistan in 2009: Crisis or Stability?
How can Pakistan's current leadership facilitate the transition to a more stable, prosperous, and democratic country? more

Sen. Chuck Hagel with Joe Klein (Complete)

Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) in conversation with Time magazine columnist Joe Klein in October 2008. more
President Asif Ali Zardari raises his hands in victory towards supporters. Photo: Muhammad Shahid Nawaz.
Pakistan: A Political History
Pakistan's short history as a country has been very turbulent, oscillating between military rule and democratic governments. more