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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.)


Historian Rann Mitter contrasts the Chinese Nationalists' and Communists' resistance to Japan during WWII.
NEW YORK, February 9, 2010 - Author Peter Hessler reads from his China memoir Country Driving before a Q & A with Emily Parker of the Center on US-China Relations. (1 hr., 6 min.)
Policy
C. Raja Mohana and Adil Najam discuss the possible outcomes of India-Pakistan peace talks at the Asia Society in New York.
Policy
C. Raja Mohan, Adil Najam and Robert Templer discuss prospects for peace for India and Pakistan in light of the resumption of diplomatic conversation.
Arts
NEW YORK, February 2, 2010 - Arts of Ancient Viet Nam curator Nancy Tingley describes the heyday of Viet Nam's Hoi An, when it became "the port of choice" in Southeast Asia. (1 min., 28 sec.)
Arts
NEW YORK, February 2, 2010 - Guest curator Nancy Tingley shares an insider's look at the landmark exhibition Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea
Arts

NEW YORK, February 2, 2010 - Curator Nancy Tingley introduces the Asia Society Museum exhibition Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea

Business
Navi Radjou explains how R & D follows emerging markets—and why that now makes India attractive to multinationals.
Policy
Veteran journalist Barry Wain offers blunt assesments of Malaysia's "exposed" economy and a lurid government murder scandal.
Policy
NEW YORK, January 28, 2010 - Asia Society's John Delury and Council on Foreign Relations' Adam Segal discuss Taiwan, Tibet, and China's role on the world stage.
Business
Navi Radjou, Simone Ahuja, Punita Lal, and Sourabh Sen discuss India's grassroots innovators and their influence on the global economy.
Policy
NEW YORK, January 25, 2010 - AS Fellow Hassan Abbas and Ahmad Kamal, Pakistan's former ambassador to the UN, join Edie Magnus to discuss American foreign policy challenges in Afghanistan and Pakistan