Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

An elderly man looks at portraits of former Chinese communist leaders (L to R) Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin and current president Hu Jintao in Ditan Park in Beijing on June 28, 2011. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

Mark Twain, William Shakespeare and Jiang Zemin

Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom searches for meaning in China's handling of recent rumors of former president Jiang Zemin's death. more
Ai Weiwei (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

Ai Weiwei 'Intensively Dedicating Himself to His Artistic Creation'

The recently freed activist and artist — whose New York photos are currently on display at Asia Society Museum — is reportedly back at work. more
Pheu Thai candidate Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters in Chiang Rai province on May 22, 2011. Shinawatra and her party went on to win a decisive victory in Thailand's elections on July 3. (Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP/Getty Images)

Yingluck's Win: Potential Crisis or Step Forward for Thai Democracy?

Yingluck Shinawatra's big win could turn into a new crisis rather than being a step forward for Thailand’s fragile democracy. more
A Chinese military band practices inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing before celebrations start for the Chinese Communist Party's 90th anniversary on July 1, 2011. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

As CCP Turns 90, Time For 'Backward Glances' and 'Symbolic Gestures'

Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom chimes in on the Chinese Communist Party's birthday bash. more
Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi (C) walks through a crowd of supporters and reporters as she arrives for celebrations of her 66th birthday at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on June 19, 2011. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

In Burma, Signs of Confrontation to Come

As Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to tour her country despite warnings from the hard-line government, a new confrontation may be brewing, says Asia Society Consultant Priscilla Clapp. more
Hassina Sherjan in New York on June 23, 2011.

Hassina Sherjan: U.S. Needs to Stay in Afghanistan Another '15, 20 Years'

Following Obama's troop drawdown timetable, Hassina Sherjan discusses what the U.S. must do before leaving Afghanistan. more