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Securing Peace in Asia
ASPI has launched an initiative, led by a high-level Policy Commission, to strengthen regional institutions in Asia and examine the possibility of creating an Asia-Pacific Community over time. more

Video: Former Pakistan Ambassador Hopes for 'Calmer Dialogue' About Kashmir

“Pakistan has not been able to get the Indian part of Kashmir in four wars. A fifth war is not going to change that,” said former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Husain Haqqani in a discussion on the legacy of India's partition. more
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. (Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images)

China's Top Diplomat to US: Stop the 'Megaphone Diplomacy'

China's foreign minister told an Asia Society delegation that his country planned to end construction on an island in the South China Sea, but that the decision had nothing to do with recent criticism or pressure from the U.S. more
Asia Rising — No. 2, June 2015
In his second letter as ASPI President, Kevin Rudd shares his views on the China-India relationship following the May 2015 summit between President Xi and Prime Minister Modi and outlines ASPI’s first policy initiative. more
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) gestures as Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina looks on as he arrives at the Prime Minister's Office in Dhaka on June 6, 2015. (Munir Uz Zaman/Getty Images)

Interview: Times of India Editor on Modi's Foreign Policy, One Year In

Indrani Bagchi, Senior Diplomatic Editor with the Times of India, says India’s prime minister “has not been shy of boldly asserting India’s interests,” in a break with the country’s diplomatic tradition. more
Pakistani Rangers, in black, and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel perform the daily retreat ceremony on the India-Pakistan Border at Wagah on September 17, 2014. (Narinder Nanu/Getty Images)

Interview: Nisid Hajari on the Partition of India and the Lasting India-Pakistan Rivalry

Nisid Hajari, author of the new book 'Midnight’s Furies,' discusses how India’s Partition in 1947 continues to affect India-Pakistan relations today. He appears at Asia Society New York on June 16. more
Members of a new Asia Society Policy Institute commission discuss securing peace in Asia through institutions. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Video: Waging Peace in Asia, Because 'No Region Has More to Lose' From War

“We’ve seen the return of geopolitics, the return of contention and competition," says Shivshankar Menon, part of a new commission that aims to strengthen institutions and develop mechanisms for managing tensions across the Asia-Pacific. more
"Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015), a new book by Nisid Hajari (L). (Author photo: Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Book Excerpt: 'Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition' by Nisid Hajari

Read an excerpt from Nisid Hajari's new book 'Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition,' which explores the birth of the India-Pakistan rivalry and seeks to chart the history of the Indian subcontinent’s feuding siblings. more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India (L) and President Xi Jinping of China attend a meeting on May 14, 2015 in Xian, Shaanxi province, China. (Kim Kyung-Hoon/Getty Images)
Listen: Kevin Rudd on the China-India Relationship and Its Regional and Global Implications
As part of ASPI’s AsiaConnect briefing series, ASPI President Kevin Rudd presented his views on the China-India relationship, its implications for regional affairs, and its importance for December’s United Nations climate policy summit. more
Jesse Goldhammer, Herbert Lin, Jing De Jong-Chen, James Andrew Lewis, and Michael Nacht (Asia Society)

Creating Norms in Cybersecurity

Experts discussed the fraught state of affairs in U.S.- China relations in cybersecurity more