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Holbrooke: Afghan Talks Not "Negotiation"

Amb. Richard Holbrooke, former Asia Society Chairman, spoke to NPR about peace talks in Afghanistan. more
Performers parade with hats shaped as pavilions during the closing ceremony of the the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai on October 31, 2010 (PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

After the Expo, Is Shanghai a 'Better City'?

While the event was the most attended Expo in history, critics complained that it held little interest for vistors outside of China. more
In this screen grab from YouTube, Indian politician Sadhu Yadav speaks at a press conference in Bihar.

The Curious Cases of South Asian Politicians

Election candidates in India appear to be growing younger and older at considerable speed if their personal details are to be believed, reports the BBC. more

Photo of the Day: Halloween in Islamabad

A Pakistani girl wearing a Halloween costume holds a ten-rupee note in Islamabad on October 29, 2010. more
Flower Matango, a sculpture by Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, on view as part of Murakami's exhibition at the Palace of Versailles, outside Paris. (Pierre Verdy/AFP/Getty Images)

Murakami Takes Over Versailles

Japanese pop artist's latest exhibition raises eyebrows (and more) in France. more
Interior shot of the grand entrance hall of Asia Society Texas Center's new building, currently under construction in Houston's Museum District.

Texas Center's New Home Underway

The completion date of Asia Society Texas Center's new building is fast-approaching. more
Cover of SAALT's report, "From Macacas to Turban Toppers: The Rise in Xenophobia and Racist Rhetoric in America's Political Discourse," (SAALT, October 2010)

New Report Takes on Racist Rhetoric Among US Politicians

The South Asian Americans Leading Together releases a report tracking racist rhetoric against South Asians in American political discourse since 9/11. more
Votes queue to collect their ballot papers during a demonstration of how to vote in Naypyidaw. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

POLICY UPDATE: How Should the U.S. Respond to Burma’s Upcoming Elections?

In advance of Burma’s elections on 7 November, the first in 20 years, the Asia Society has just released a Burma Task Force Report Update. more