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Afghanistan's President Discusses Taliban Advances

NEW YORK, September 20, 2017 — Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani describes why he thinks that, in spite of reported gains in recent months, the Taliban are showing weakness and becoming "less and less popular" with most Afghan people. (3 min., 36 sec.)


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Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) in conversation with Time magazine columnist Joe Klein in October 2008.
Arts
Meditation in Motion (Excerpt)
Arts
MUMBAI, August 2, 2008 – Deborah Baker, author of A Blue Hand: The Beats in India, speaks on a panel with Prabodh Parikh, Adil Jussawala, and Jerry Pinto. (6 min., 48 sec.)
Policy
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New York
Panelists R. Scott Greathead, Jamie Metzel, Emily Parker, and Minky Worden discuss the 2008 Beijing Olympics within an international context, and how the Games are being reformed by internal and external pressures.
Arts
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New York
Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Ramsey Clark discuss Iran's Ardeshir Mohassess and his art.
Arts
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New York
Author Simon Winchester talks with China scholar John Major about his book, The Man Who Loved China, and the book's subject, Joseph Needham— a British scientist who eventually became the Western world's preeminent Chinese scholar.
Policy
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Northern California
Zhao Zhongxian, Vice Chairman of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, discusses the future of green energy technologies.
Policy
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Northern California
Speakers Zhou Dadi, Dian Grueneich, Robert Larson, Mark Levine, Matt Rogers, and Carolina Woo present their findings and opinions during the US-China Green Energy Conference.
Policy
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New York
Speakers Tim Brown, Suzanne DiMaggio, Frika Chia Iskandar, Mahmuda Islam, Chakravarthi Rangarajan, JVR Prasada Rao, and John Tedstrom preset the findings of the first report of the Independent Commission on AIDS in Asia.
Policy
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New York
Panelists Thaung Htun, Scot Marciel, and Sean Turnell revisit the situation in Myanmar in light of the military government's recently announced "roadmap to democracy."
Arts
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New York
Asia Society Museum Director Melissa Chiu talks to Atul Dodiya, Arani Bose, and Hugo Weihe to examine current issues, emerging trends, and new directions in India's contemporary art scene.
Arts
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New York
Moderator Phillippe Koutouzis speaks with Beijing artists Tie Ying and Xu Zhongmin during Asian Contemporary Art Week 2008.