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"The world will be watching to see if the shift toward democracy in Myanmar is real," writes Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio.
Blog Post
Journalist Peter Popham will discuss his new book 'The Lady and the Peacock' at Asia Society New York on March 28. Click the headline to read our interview.
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While the media focuses on the role of global development institutions, a number of experts are urging Myanmar’s government to reach out to its nationals abroad, writes Andrew Billo.
Blog Post
The sun rises on the pagodas of Bagan, Burma on December 18, 2011, submitted by Charlie Costello.
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Angry Birds are the dominant motif on balloons sold in a village on the outskirts of Yangon, Burma on February 20, 2012.
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.
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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.
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Asia Society President Vishakha Desai reacts to a historic day of change in Myanmar.
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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.