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Hassan Abbas
Hassan Abbas
Dr. Hassan Abbas was a 2010 Bernard Schwartz Fellow, focusing on U.S.-South Asia relations, especially in the context of political dynamics in Pakistan and Afghanistan. more
An Afghan policeman stands guard at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on July 2, 2013. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

2014: South Asia's Make or Break Year

2013 was a challenging year for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and this year could define the fate of the region for years to come. The U.S. can enhance stability by pursuing a regional strategy. more
Marc Grossman.

Resolving Conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Ambassador Marc Grossman offers a detailed analysis of his work in the region and what may come next. more
Farkhunda Naderi, Member of the Afghanistan National Assembly, with Asia Society India Centre in December 2013

Afghan MP Leads by Example for Women's Rights

Farkhunda Naderi shows what needs to be done for women's empowerment more
Former Iranian nuclear negotiator Hossein Mousavian (center) speaks with former U.S. nuclear negotiator Robert Einhorn during an event at Asia Society on December 17, 2013. (Kenji Takigami)

Nuclear Deal With Iran Could Lead to Broader U.S.-Iran Dialogue, Say Experts

Former Iranian nuclear negotiator Hossein Mousavian and Asia Society’s Suzanne DiMaggio offered their views on the interim nuclear agreement between the P5+1 countries and Iran and on the prospects ahead for U.S.-Iran relations. more
Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, an avowed rock fan, tries some air guitar while traveling by van to a site inspection in Jakarta on Aug. 22, 2013. The charismatic governor is predicted to make a run for Indonesia's presidency in 2014. (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)

Fourteen for '14: What *Might* Happen in Asia in the Coming Year

From Afghanistan to Indonesia, with a detour into World Cup soccer, Asia Society's Tom Nagorski tries his hand at prognosticating for 2014. more
L to R: Thomas R. Pickering, Hossein Mousavian, Robert Einhorn and George Stephanopolous at Asia Society New York on December 17, 2013. (Kenji Takigami/Asia Society)

Iran, US Experts Call Nuclear Deal a 'Breakthrough' – to an Uncertain Future

Former Iranian and U.S. diplomats said Tuesday that the interim nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations has created an opportunity for cooperation on other regional challenges. more
Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, Member of the Afghanistan National Assembly.

Student Address by Farkhunda Zahra Naderi

Afghan Parliamentarian will address students at Sanskriti School, New Delhi. more
Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, Member of the Afghanistan National Assembly

Student Address by Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, Member of the Afghanistan National Assembly, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Afghan Parliamentarian will address students at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai more
Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, Member of the Afghanistan National Assembly.

Private Roundtable with Farkhunda Zahra Nader (New Delhi)

Private roundtable with Afghan Parliamentarian Farkhunda Zahra Naderi. more