At a report launch event today, panelists stressed that the opportunity now exists to implement a long-term, integrated U.S. strategy for the region.
The latest Nobel Laureate in Literature didn't write his books to serve a political agenda, argues Charles Laughlin.
Looking back on the life of a cultural ambassador.
A dancer in the midst of a performance in Bali, Indonesia on July 25, 2012. (worldsurfr/Flickr)
Photographer Taylor Weidman joined Mongolia's nomadic pastoral herders on the road to capture a threatened way of life.
With the end of the Afghanistan conflict, the Obama administration has a window of opportunity not seen since the end of the Cold War to refocus its strategy in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the other countries of South Asia.
A tree covered in foliage spreads out its branches in India on December 4, 2012. (VikramDeep/Flickr)
Simply connecting the countries of South Asia with each other and their neighbors may not be enough, says a new Asia Society report.
After decades of neglect (and worse), a Kabul home for Afghanistan's cultural heritage has a new lease on life.
"I want to change China from a country ruled of man and by man to a country ruled of law and by law," Chinese activist and legislator Wu Qing tells Asia Blog.