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L: First American edition of "Basti" by Intizar Husain; R: Husain at the Karachi Literature Festival on February 5, 2011. (Karachi Literature Festival/Flickr)

Interview: Translator Gives Urdu Literary Classic 'Basti' a Passport Into English

Intizar Husain's 1979 novel finally reaches American readers. more

Asia Blog's Top Five Posts of 2012

The best Chinese restaurants in America, Oprah eating with her hands, and Obama's trip to Southeast Asia were among the most interesting topics to readers this year. more

India Launch: The US and South Asia After 2014 (Complete)

Dr. C. Raja Mohan, Alexander Evans, Kanwal Sibal, and Dr. Manoj Joshi assess U.S. policy toward South Asia in light of its planned pullout from Afghanistan. more
North Korean performers sit beneath a screen showing images of leader Kim Jong-Un at a theatre in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 16, 2012. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

13 Predictions for Asia in 2013

Asia Society's Tom Nagorski offers his predictions on Asia for the year to come, but says he'd "be surprised if any of them came true." more
Jewish community of Karachi, Pakistan, outside the Karachi synagogue, early in the 20th century. (imgur.com)

Karachi's 'Lost Jews,' Onstage, Raise Troubling Parallels With Today's Pakistan

A student play evokes Pakistan's long-since departed Jewish community. Will other religious minorities go the way of the country's Jews? more

New Priorities, New Policies for South Asia

Diplomats and policy experts offer recommendations for a more strategic long-term U.S. approach to South Asia. more
(From L to R) Suzanne DiMaggio, Husain Haqqani, Frank Wisner, Alexander Evans at Asia Society on Dec.12, 2012 (Debra Eisenman/Asia Society)

Experts: Time for Recalibrating US Policy Toward South Asia

At a report launch event today, panelists stressed that the opportunity now exists to implement a long-term, integrated U.S. strategy for the region. more

The US and South Asia After Afghanistan (Complete)

Experts discuss the prospects for achieving a strategic U.S. approach to South Asia and the hard choices an incoming Administration will need to make to get there. more
President Barack Obama converses with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan at the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2010. (U.S. Department of State/Flickr)

Obama's South Asia Opportunity

With the end of the Afghanistan conflict, the Obama administration has a window of opportunity not seen since the end of the Cold War to refocus its strategy in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the other countries of South Asia. more
US Marine Sgt. Cody Turpen from Kilo Company of the 3rd Battalion 8th Marines Regiment shakes hand with Afghan children during a patrol in Garmser district in southern Helmand Province on June 22, 2012. (Adek Berry/AFP/GettyImages)

US Can't Afford to Forget About Afghanistan Yet Again

"Unlike the early 1990s, the United States should not and will not leave Afghanistan to its neighbors alone," writes Alexander Evans, who calls for a long-term, regional strategy for the embattled country. more