"Water is increasingly becoming a battlefront within Pakistan," says Karachi-based Osborn Elliott Prize finalist Alizeh Kohari. "It seems we're always confronted with the prospect of a deluge or a desert here."
Whether true or not, a U.S. rebalance toward the Asian region “was perceived first as a military type engagement to contain certain other countries in Asia that were growing,” said experts at Asia Society in New York on Tuesday.
Holding firm to her motto — "If you can DREAM it, you can DO it" — the Asia 21 Young Leader explains how, at the age of 12, she decided to dedicate herself to providing children in Pakistan with an education.
Reporting from China, Asia Society Vice President Tom Nagorski reports on some of the many powerful moments in a three-day gathering aimed at bringing great minds and talent together to tackle issues across the Asia Pacific.
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