Standard & Poor's possible downgrade of India's investment status "reflects some of the current problems India is having," U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy Powell said Friday at Asia Society Studios in New York. more
Two Kandahar-based researchers have complied an anthology of poems by the Afghan Taliban exploring a wide range of themes from "unrequited love and bloody vengeance" to "religion and nationalism, even a desire for non-violence." more
Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas says the U.S. and Pakistan disagreement over a NATO border crossing reveals an ongoing power struggle in Pakistan between civilian and military leadership. more
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