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A new book by Asia Society Senior Advisor Dr. Hassan Abbas charts how the Taliban re-emerged as a "formidable force, and one to be reckoned with."
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A panel of veteran India observers engaged in a wide-ranging discussion on what the decisive win by the BJP and Narendra Modi might mean for India’s domestic politics and its economic and foreign policies.
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Two public service tech projects allowed Afghans — men and women, urban and rural, educated and illiterate — to participate in and strengthen the April 2014 election.
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As Afghanistan reels from a devastating natural disaster, members of Asia Society's Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders Initiative are actively coordinating relief efforts.
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During a recent visit to New York, Saad Mohseni, founder of the largest media company in Afghanistan, said some U.S. cable news networks "could learn a lot from the Afghans."
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Current Affairs
Saad Mohseni, an Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader and Moby Group chairman, shares his views on U.S. cable news and how it differs from coverage in Afghanistan.
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Policy
Saad Mohseni, Aarya Nijat, and Faiysal AliKhan talk to Tom Freston about Afghanistan's young people, and rewriting expectations for the future.
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Current Affairs
Tom Freston, principal of Firefly3 and Asia Society trustee, discusses his involvement with the Afghanistan chapter of the Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative.
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Current Affairs
Asia 21 Young Leader Faiysal AliKhan, a research fellow at the New America Foundation, describes how he became a part of the initiative and shares anecdotes about his fellow young leaders from all around Asia.
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Current Affairs
Asia 21 Young Leader Saad Mohseni discusses the positive impacts of Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative, such as allowing emerging leaders to address the Afghanistan-Pakistan region's problems collectively.
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Journalist Anand Gopal speaks frankly about the "tragedy, the catch-22" of Afghanistan on the eve of its 2014 election.
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In pictures: Afghanistan gears up for its third presidential election since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.