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Blog Post
Asia Society has released a new report — Advancing Myanmar's Transition: A Way Forward for U.S. Policy — co-authored by Suzanne DiMaggio and Priscilla Clapp, formerly the Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Burma.
Center Article
Photos from Asia Society's January 2012 visit to Myanmar.
report
task forces
Through ASPI’s Myanmar Initiative, a group of experts recommended policy measures that the U.S. and other actors could take to advance the establishment of a sustainable democracy in Myanmar.
Blog Post
The United States has shown the government of Myanmar that it is ready to react quickly to concrete reforms, writes Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio.
Blog Post
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai reacts to a historic day of change in Myanmar.
Blog Post
Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd says "until we have evidence that it's going to slide in the other direction" foreign nations need to open up to Burma.
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Policy
Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs argues Western nations should encourage the recent signs of openness from Burma's military.
Blog Post
The Burmese democracy icon was awarded the Global Vision Award at Asia Society's Awards Dinner Wednesday night in New York City. Click the headline to watch her video acceptance speech.
Article
Luc Besson and Michelle Yeoh on the making of 'The Lady' (2011) and the inspiration of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Blog Post
"As the smoke has cleared and the dust has settled, the situation appears depressingly normal," writes Bertil Lintner.
Blog Post
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai writes that unlike in the past, female politicians in Asia today are increasingly entering politics on their own merits rather than relying on family ties.
Blog Post
It is crucial not to overlook things that happen elsewhere that change the state of play within Chinese political life, writes Jeffrey Wasserstrom.