NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 — Vali Nasr speaks about the interconnectedness of Asia and Middle-East policy, the significance of Iran's new president, and the legacy and responsibility of the U.S. in the Middle East. (4 min., 28 sec.)
Tim Franco, a French-Polish photographer based in Shanghai, shares photographs from his latest book, Metamorpolis: The Rise of a Chinese Mega City, and discusses the stories behind the images in his first public event in North America.
Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star join the Asia Society stage for Viewpoints: Classical Connections.
On June 16, 2015, Asia Society Policy Institute President Kevin Rudd announced the upcoming launch of a new ASPI initiative to support India’s accession to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
After completing a week-long trip to China with a delegation of U.S. journalists, Justin Vogt, Deputy Managing Editor of Foreign Affairs and Tom Nagorski, Executive Vice President of the Asia Society, share their thoughts on China.
Former Indian National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon explains how India’s new government has improved relations with other powers but not articulated a clear set of strategic foreign policy goals.