Can we finally make education the great equalizer Horace Mann said it could be, nearly 200 years ago?
U.S.-Pakistan relations are clearly improving, notes Asia Society Senior Adviser Hassan Abbas, but American drone strikes are an increasingly divisive sticking point.
Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio says the U.S. should look to open the door to discussion with Iran's newly elected president.
An "ObaMao" T-Shirt hangs on a clothes line in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on January 8, 2013. (clodxplore/Flickr)
As the world bids 2012 adieu, we look back at some of the year's most memorable people and events from Asia.
One of China's best-known bloggers says Romney and Obama miss the point of the China-U.S. relationship by focusing on trade and economics while skipping larger issues of liberty and human rights.
Obama's decision to put up a Korean-born health and development expert for the World Bank chief job could help quell critics arguing against another U.S. politician or financier in the post.
Asia Society's Mike Kulma says Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to the U.S. is a coming-out party for the presumptive new president that will do little to address thorny issues in China-U.S. relations.
In China, Vice President Biden acknowledged language as the currency of understanding and respect. Language advocates should be the first to understand the totality of that "currency."
The U.S. needs to balance troop withdrawal in a way that doesn't destabilize Afghanistan, says Michael O'Hanlon, who is appearing at the Asia Society in New York this week.