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Reconciling Buddhism And Buddhists' Atrocities

NEW YORK, February 16, 2018 — Thupten Jinpa, a Buddhist scholar and the longtime English translator of the Dalai Lama, explains how to reconcile the compassionate teachings of Buddhism with Buddhists' atrocious treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar. (1 min., 46 sec.)


Scholars Moshe Halbertal and Jeff Israel explore the traditions underlying Talmudic debate.
Policy
The late Asia Society Chairman and veteran U.S. diplomat's career is assessed by his ex-wife, journalists and a historian.
Policy
 /  New York
The first woman President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Roza Otunbayeva, discusses transparency, natural resources and energy.
Policy
 /  New York
Roza Otunbayeva, the first woman President of the Kyrgyz Republic, discusses democracy building initiatives.
Policy
 /  New York
The first woman President of the Kyrgyz Republic discusses her relationship with other Central Asian neighbors and what's next for her after ceding power in December.
Policy
 /  New York
The first woman President of the Kyrgyz Republic discusses her nation's political transition and development challenges.
Current Affairs
Young leaders from across the Asian-Pacific region gather to discuss how to build the shared values necessary to address the world's greatest challenges.
Policy
 /  New York
The 2011 survey found more people satisfied with education, water and health provision than before.
Business
 /  New York
Asia must look to an alternative to the Western model of consumption-led economic growth, says Chandran Nair.
Policy
Asia Society Associate Fellow Duncan McCargo discusses the impact of the Thailand on floods on the country.
Arts
 /  New York
Video: Up-close and personal with U-Ram Choe's hypnotic window installation.
Arts
 /  New York
Funky, soulful concert excerpts from Asia Society's Fall 2011 arts and culture festival focused on India and China.