The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
March 29, 2016
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
Discovering how most Muslims see their holy book means treading between the two extremes of radical Islam and liberal Western scholarship.
The Quran, As Seen by the Muslims
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
March 07, 2016
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
Historically and culturally, the Middle East and Southeast Asia have been tethered to India and China respectively.
South Asia: Tethered to the Middle East; Southeast Asia: Tethered to China
Discovering Cyrus the Great's Secrets in Modern Iran
February 19, 2016
Discovering Cyrus the Great's Secrets in Modern Iran
2,500 years after his death, Cyrus the Great's tomb in Iran remains a site of mystery and wonder.
Discovering Cyrus the Great's Secrets in Modern Iran
The Walled City of Lahore: Protecting Heritage and History
February 08, 2016
The Walled City of Lahore: Protecting Heritage and History
After years of negligence, Lahore's historic and cultural treasures are being rescued from further deterioration.
The Walled City of Lahore: Protecting Heritage and History
Taking off: The Cambodian Space Project
January 08, 2016
Taking off: The Cambodian Space Project
The Diplomat's Luke Hunt speaks with the stars of the rock band Cambodian Space Project.
Taking off: The Cambodian Space Project
India Meets Pakistan ... At a Fashion Show in New Delhi
September 15, 2015
India Meets Pakistan ... At a Fashion Show in New Delhi
While their governments might not get along, Indian and Pakistani civil society do just fine.
India Meets Pakistan ... At a Fashion Show in New Delhi
A Creative Vision for Tomorrow's Pakistan: A Conversation with Adnan Malik
August 17, 2015
A Creative Vision for Tomorrow's Pakistan: A Conversation with Adnan Malik
The Diplomat speaks with Adnan Malik about Pakistan's entertainment industry.
A Creative Vision for Tomorrow's Pakistan: A Conversation with Adnan Malik
Does a Kazakh Own Sherlock Holmes’ Apartment?
July 24, 2015
Does a Kazakh Own Sherlock Holmes’ Apartment?
A few interesting stories to read over the weekend
Does a Kazakh Own Sherlock Holmes’ Apartment?
The Coffee-Drinker's Guide to China
July 01, 2015
The Coffee-Drinker's Guide to China
What does it take to find a great cup of coffee in the Middle Kingdom?
The Coffee-Drinker's Guide to China
Hidden Potential in South Korea’s Urban Neighborhoods
June 05, 2015
Hidden Potential in South Korea’s Urban Neighborhoods
Culture can play a vital role in local economic development.
Hidden Potential in South Korea’s Urban Neighborhoods
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
April 30, 2015
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
George Washington University is showing us why the West needs to come to terms with the eastern origins of the Swastika.
Reductio Ad Hitlerum: Who Does the Swastika Belong To?
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
April 03, 2015
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
In Mandalay, hundreds gathered to hear talks by Burmese and international authors.
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
Spring: The Season of Festivals in South Asia
March 21, 2015
Spring: The Season of Festivals in South Asia
South and Central Asia have a rich tradition of springtime celebrations.
Spring: The Season of Festivals in South Asia
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
October 05, 2014
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
Culture is having a greater impact on international affairs than ever before.
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
Indian Diplomat's Arrest Highlights US-Indian Cultural Gap
December 20, 2013
Indian Diplomat's Arrest Highlights US-Indian Cultural Gap
The Indian media's response to Devyani Khobragade's arrest highlights enduring differences between the US and Delhi.
Indian Diplomat's Arrest Highlights US-Indian Cultural Gap
Japan's Suicide Problem: Searching for Answers
January 16, 2013
Japan's Suicide Problem: Searching for Answers
For the last fourteen years at least 30,000 Japanese have killed themselves annually. Why?
Japan's Suicide Problem: Searching for Answers
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