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What Reza Aslan Said About Islamophobes Before His Viral Fox News Interview

Author Reza Aslan offers a witty response to the

Watch a clip from Aslan's 2010 Asia Society appearance in which he boldly takes on Islamophobes and offers a witty response to the "unprecedented" wave of anti-Muslim prejudice he saw sweeping the U.S. in 2010.

Photos: On Global Tiger Day, a Look at Legendary Animal's Role in Asian Cultures

A tiger cub. (zeekwong Chan/flickr)

Today is Global Tiger Day. In honor of the occasion, we took a look at the tiger's role in three different Asian cultures and what needs to be done to ensure this legendary beast's survival.

Interview: 'Mango Bride' Author Illuminates 'Multi-Faceted' Filipino Diaspora

Novelist Marivi Soliven, author of

Novelist Marivi Soliven, who emigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines at a young age, tells Asia Blog, "I did not become a person of color until I arrived in America."

Photo of the Day: Corn on the Cob in Nepal


Corn is shucked and smoked and the husks are saved for later use as fuel in Kathmandu, Nepal on July 7, 2013. (Sharada Prasad/Flickr)

Biden 'Reaffirms' a US-India Relationship in Need of Stoking

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (C) interacts with students during a visit to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mumbai on July 25, 2013. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society Associate Fellow Pramit Pal Chaudhuri reports from India on U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's attempt to strengthen ties with a crucial ally in Asia.

Video: That Time Jeremy Lin Mistook New York's Koreatown for Times Square

'Linsanity' (2013)

The makers of the documentary Linsanity offer up some behind-the-scenes stories to the Asian American International Film Festival crowd at Asia Society in New York.

From Standing Committee to Standing Trial: Understanding Bo Xilai's Fall From Grace

Commuters look at the Intermediate People's Court — where Bo Xilai was indicted and his case is expected to be heard — reflected in a bus window in Jinan, Shandong province on July 25, 2013. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

The ex-Chongqing party chief behind one of China's most notorious scandals in memory has been indicted on charges of bribery, abuse of power, and corruption. ChinaFile has the latest expert opinions ahead of the landmark trial.

Photo of the Day: Monks Under the Sky in Laos

Three monks hurry across the stone steps under a cloudy sky in Vientiane, Laos on June 20, 2013. (Samuel Chan/Flickr)

Three monks hurry across the stone steps under a cloudy sky in Vientiane, Laos on June 20, 2013. (Samuel Chan/Flickr)

Southeast Asia's New Dominoes

America's pivot to Asia is raising eyebrows about a new domino theory that counters China's rise. (Great Beyond/Flickr)

Vietnam and the United States increasingly see a common interest in Southeast Asia. President Truong Tan Sang's upcoming visit to the White House is perhaps a harbinger of this budding bilateral relationship.

Korean Chinese Food: The Must-Try Fusion Cuisine You've Never Heard of [Photos]

Jjajangmyeon, above, is a
Food & RecipesLifestyle

Chinese food means something entirely different in every culture. Koreans, too, have successfully incorporated Chinese food into their own cuisine over the last few decades.