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Interview: Ian Bremmer on Asia's Place in a 'G-Zero World'

Eurasia Group president and founder Ian Bremmer.
Current AffairsPolicy

"The implications of a vacuum of global leadership are enormous," says Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer. "It’s already playing out today." In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on June 24.

Book Excerpt: 'Debating China: The US-China Relationship in Ten Conversations'

A Chinese construction worker sets rebar on an apartment building under construction as a development and a real estate boom takes hold in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in October 2012. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Policy

China scholars Elizabeth Economy and Zha Daojiong contrast U.S. and Chinese approaches to investment and development worldwide. Panel discussion at Asia Society New York this Thursday, January 9.

Scorecard: What Was Predicted for Asia's 2013 — and What Actually Happened

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here reviewing a military parade in Pyongyang on July 27, could be waving goodbye to hopes from the international community that he would
Lifestyle

A year ago, Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski offered his predictions on Asia for the year ahead. How many of them came true?

Book Excerpt: 'Empress Dowager Cixi' by Jung Chang

Empress Cixi (1835-1908) is the subject of Jung Chang's revisionist new biography
Arts

Jung Chang's new biography means to overturn received wisdom about a central figure in modern Chinese history. Author appearance at Asia Society New York on November 12.

Photo of the Day: Endless Plains of Greenery in Mongolia

A group of animals graze on the endless plains of Mongolia on October 6, 2013. (Daniela Hartmann/Flickr)
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A group of animals graze on the endless plains of Mongolia on October 6, 2013. (Daniela Hartmann/Flickr)

Naadam: 12 Must-See Photos From Mongolia's 'Three Games of Men' Festival

Lifestyle

The annual Naadam festival occurs across Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, and other communities in the middle of July each year. The colorful festival is renowned for its three sporting events: archery, horse racing, and wrestling.

Photo of the Day: Prayers Amongst the Trees in Mongolia

Tibetan prayer flags hang from trees at a monastery in Tuvkhun, Mongolia on June 9, 2013. (François Philipp/Flickr)
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Tibetan prayer flags hang from trees at a monastery in Tuvkhun, Mongolia on June 9, 2013. (François Philipp /Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Tending the Cows in Mongolia

A village girl takes her cows out for their evening milking in Bayanchandmani, Mongolia on June 3, 2013. (mfcorwin/Flickr)
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A village girl takes her cows out for their evening milking in Bayanchandmani, Mongolia on June 3, 2013. (mfcorwin/Flickr)

Why the World Should Help Mongolia Save Its Endangered Gobi Bear

The Mongolian Gobi Bear is one of the world's most endangered animal species. (Carlos Alperin/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HruroJQijkY)
Sustainability

From Mongolia, a plea for the world community to join forces with the Mongolian government to save a unique, magnificent animal on the brink of extinction.

Watch Asia Make its Mark at the Oscars, Past and Present

L to R: Animation director Erik-Jan De Boer, director Ang Lee, actor Suraj Sharma, composer Mychael Danna, and cinematographer Claudio Miranda attend the 20th Century Fox Academy Award Nominees Celebration on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
Multimedia

As Ang Lee and Argo took home big honors last night, we reflect on the Asian impression left on the Academy Awards.