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President Barack Obama addresses the Indian Parliament in New Delhi on Nov. 8, 2010. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Is India Ready?

Asia Society President Vishakha N. Desai analyzes whether India is ready to be a world power. more
A man reads a newspaper promoting elections on November 5, 2010 in Yangon, Burma. (CKN/Getty Images)

Post-election, How Should the US Engage Myanmar?

The US and its allies must not abandon Myanmar, despite the unfair elections. more
An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 5, 2010.

Photo of the Day: A Dip for Diwali

An Indian Sikh devotee takes a dip in the holy sarover (water tank) at the Sikh Shrine Golden Temple in Amritsar on November 5, 2010. more
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during meetings on the sideline of the G20 Summit in Toronto on June 27, 2010. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama in India: What's at Stake?

Ahead of President Obama's tour of Asia, a quick roundup of tasks to tackle. more
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai.

Vishakha Desai: A 'Very Nascent' Relationship Between India and the US

Elaborating on her earlier Huffington Post opinion piece, Desai characterizes Obama's trip as "very important" for both countries and their respective leaders, for a host of security- and business-related reasons. more
Mounted Kyrgyz men play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi or Kok-boru or Oglak Tartis ('goat grabbing'), in Bishkek on November 4, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Goat Grabbing in Kyrgyzstan

Mounted Kyrgyz men play the traditional Central Asian sport Buzkashi or Kok-boru or Oglak Tartis ('goat grabbing'), in Bishkek on November 4, 2010. more
Aki Ra, founder of Cambodia Landmine Museum. (Image via Wikipedia)

Former Khmer Rouge Soldier Aki Ra Saves Each Day

In this amazing tale of heroism, former Khmer Rouge conscripted child soldier, Aki Ra is now working to clear landmines in his native Cambodia, many of which he planted himself many years ago. more
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The Sufi and the Bearded Man

An unusual, unheard tale of a female, Muslim saint who traveled from the Middle East to spread Islam in the island-state of Singapore, Siti Maryam's shrine in Singapore was recently bull-dozed despite protests from her followers. more
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Asia Society Fellow Mira Kamdar Assesses the Obama Agenda

Mira Kamdar talks to WNYC's Leonard Lopate about what the President can hope to accomplish in India. more