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Video excerpt: US Asst. Sec. of State Christopher Hill explains how North Korea can benefit from "giving up its 30 kilos" of plutonium during his talk at the Asia Society Washington Center, Dec.
Arts

NEW YORK, December 15, 2008 - Novelist Amitav Ghosh and philosopher and cultural theorist Kwame Anthony Appiah discuss Ghosh's new historical novel Sea of Poppies. (1 hr., 23 min.)

Arts

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2008 — Sea of Poppies author Amitav Ghosh discusses the origins of Great Britain's 19th-century opium trade between India and China. (2 min.)

Policy
NEW YORK, December 10, 2008 - Barnett R. Rubin and Imtiaz Ali review the failings that have led to the Taliban's resurgence in Afghanistan and western Pakistan. (1 hr., 1 min.)
Policy
Video Excerpt: John Liu discusses the devastated ecosystem of the Loess Plataeu, the subject of his film. (2 min., 24 sec.)
Lifestyle
HOUSTON, November 21, 2008 - Andrew Lam, Chloe Dao, Dai Huynh, and Lan Tran talk about how the Vietnamese American experience shapes their creativity.
John Burns on 1970s China (Complete)
Business
Video Excerpt: Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda discusses Asia's prospects for the current economic slowdown during a speech at Asia Society in New York, Nov. 7, 2008. (2 min, 13 sec.)
Arts
NEW YORK, October 24, 2008 - Weigang Li, of the Shanghai Quartet discusses politics and music, growing up during the Cultural Revolution and the quartet's recording of an entire CD, Chinasong (2002).
Policy
NEW YORK, October 16, 2008 - Noeleen Heyzer, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) on energy prices and clima
Policy
NEW YORK, October 7, 2008 - Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari, Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, talks to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof about his hopes for the eighth round of