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A young nomad girl looks on as she searches amongst the garbage for iron and plastic items to sell in Ghazni, Afghanistan on May 28, 2013. (Rahmatullah Alizada/AFP/Getty Images)
Donilon's March speech at Asia Society New York outlined the Obama administration's Asia-Pacific policy in its second term. He'll be honored at Asia Society's D.C. awards dinner next week.
ASIA: BEYOND THE HEADLINES | Governor Bill Richardson and ABC News International Editor Jon Williams discuss the present North Korea threat and how it might be resolved.
On a surprise Saturday morning, 130 volunteers will distribute thousands of hot pink balloons to people on their way to work in Kabul.
Today Asia Society announced the appointment of Josette Sheeran, the Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum, as the seventh president and CEO of the institution. Sheeran will assume the office on June 10.
William Dalrymple describes how his research in Afghanistan underscored parallels between the first Western occupation in the 1840s and NATO's more recent involvement there.
William Dalrymple offers an account of the ill-fated first Western invasion of Afghanistan.
ASIA: BEYOND THE HEADLINES | A discussion with Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean Vali Nasr on changing patterns of foreign policy in the Middle East.
Suchitra Vijayan's photos capture the bustling human activity at the busiest port of entry between Afghanistan and Pakistan, along "a frontier that at best is a geo-political myth."
A cautionary tale of 19th-century imperial hubris that still resonates today.