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John Kerry   Guitar   China’s Great Hall of the People = Smart Diplomacy

The merger of the U.S.–China Consultation on People-to-people Exchange with the Strategic and Economic Dialogue makes perfect sense, writes Asia Society’s Jeff Wang.

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John Kerry Guitar China’s Great Hall of the People = Smart Diplomacy

The merger of the U.S.–China Consultation on People-to-people Exchange with the Strategic and Economic Dialogue makes perfect sense, writes Asia Society’s Jeff Wang.

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In Thailand, More of the Same Versus Change
Matthew Stumpf of the Asia Society Policy Institute analyzes the political standoff that is preventing Thailand from emerging from its crisis and achieving reform and prosperity.
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In Thailand, More of the Same Versus Change

Matthew Stumpf of the Asia Society Policy Institute analyzes the political standoff that is preventing Thailand from emerging from its crisis and achieving reform and prosperity.

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Does Modi’s Election Signal an End to ‘Inclusive India’?
An extreme disenchantment with the status quo has propelled Indians to choose a candidate that could make their country unrecognizable, writes Satchit Balsari.
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Does Modi’s Election Signal an End to ‘Inclusive India’?

An extreme disenchantment with the status quo has propelled Indians to choose a candidate that could make their country unrecognizable, writes Satchit Balsari.

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Photos: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama Tries to Build Bridges on Visit to China

Terracotta warriors, table tennis, and the Forbidden City — halfway through Michelle Obama’s goodwill visit to China, a slideshow captures highlights of the First Lady’s itinerary to date.

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Video: Introducing Parnashavari, A Fierce-Looking Healer Dressed in Leaves

Meet the goddess Parnashavari, who features prominently in Asia Society Museum’s new exhibition Golden Visions of Densatil: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, on view through May 18.

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Video: Asia Society Museum Showcases Long-Lost ‘Golden Visions’ from Tibet

Asia Society Museum’s latest exhibition explores artwork from a singular Tibetan Buddhist monastery that was largely destroyed during China’s Cultural Revolution.

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How Thailand’s Suthep Thaugsuban Ran Away With Our Person of the Year Poll
Bangkok-based journalist Patrick Winn sheds some light on a Thai activist’s overwhelming, come-from-behind victory in Asia Society’s Asia’s Person of the Year reader poll.
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How Thailand’s Suthep Thaugsuban Ran Away With Our Person of the Year Poll

Bangkok-based journalist Patrick Winn sheds some light on a Thai activist’s overwhelming, come-from-behind victory in Asia Society’s Asia’s Person of the Year reader poll.

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Political Opposition Complicates Iran Nuclear Negotiations
The interim nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations is facing domestic criticism in Iran and the United States. Continued political opposition to the agreement could complicate and even jeopardize future talks.
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Political Opposition Complicates Iran Nuclear Negotiations

The interim nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations is facing domestic criticism in Iran and the United States. Continued political opposition to the agreement could complicate and even jeopardize future talks.

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Interview: Gurcharan Das on Dharma, Capitalism and India’s ‘Robber Baron’ Phase
The author and former India chief for Procter & Gamble shares his vision for India’s future ahead of his December 5 appearance at Asia Society New York.
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Interview: Gurcharan Das on Dharma, Capitalism and India’s ‘Robber Baron’ Phase

The author and former India chief for Procter & Gamble shares his vision for India’s future ahead of his December 5 appearance at Asia Society New York.

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Interview: Evan Osnos on Xi’s Biggest Puzzle and ‘Acute Dumpling Withdrawal’
Newly transferred to Washington, veteran China-watcher Evan Osnos discusses China’s leadership change and life after Beijing. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on Thursday, November 7.
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Interview: Evan Osnos on Xi’s Biggest Puzzle and ‘Acute Dumpling Withdrawal’

Newly transferred to Washington, veteran China-watcher Evan Osnos discusses China’s leadership change and life after Beijing. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on Thursday, November 7.

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