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Democracy is More Than Just Deposing a Dictator

Military personnel re-enact the scene of the 1986 People Power revolution where civilians showed their support to military personnel who revolted against the Philippine dictator Marcos during the 25th anniversary of the People Power revolution in Manila on February 25, 2011. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

The overthrow of a tyrant is probably only the beginning of a series of upheavals and crises

Indonesia, Not Iran, Holds Lessons for Egypt

Asia Society Associate Fellow Ann Marie Murphy.

Since Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resigned in the face of widespread demonstrations, attention has shifted to what comes next.

Live Webcast: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Asia Society

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear live on on Friday, Feb. 18 at 1:00 pm ET. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will speak at Asia Society in New York this Friday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. Join the discussion online.

Egypt's Revolt, Part II: A Role Model in India?


In light of the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia and Egypt, pundits across India are questioning whether similar protests can happen in India, where statistics of growth rate, inflation, and unemployment bear similarities.

Egypt's Revolt: The Indonesia Analogy


Since Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned in the face of widespread demonstrations, attention has shifted to what comes next.

Should Australia Sell Uranium to Energy-Hungry India?


Revelations of secret negotiations.

Suu Kyi's Party Urges West to Keep Myanmar Sanctions

Myanmar's newly-released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) smiles as she arrives at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on November 15, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Myanmar’s leading opposition figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, and her party, Burma’s National League for Democracy (NLD), call for the continuation of Western sanctions against the country.

Watching Cairo from Kabul and Karachi

At least a million protestors sing Egypt's national anthem at Sidi Gaber, Alexandria on February 1, 2011. (Al Jazeera English)

The spectacular developments in Egypt are being projected and interpreted in Asia in a variety of ways.

Ridding India of Firenghis? New Visa Policy Ousts Foreigners Earning Less Than $25k


The Indian government recently began enforcing a mandate that foreign nationals working in the country must earn above $25,000.

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim on Lessons for Asia from Egypt and Tunisia

Malaysia's opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim to speak at Asia Society in New York on February 8, 2010 at 6:30 pm ET. Tune in for free live webcast.

Malaysia's opposition leader to speak at Asia Society in New York.