"There are pressing international issues, but all of the world’s major powers, established and emerging, have domestic priorities that take precedence," says political scientist Ian Bremmer, who appears at Asia Society New York on May 24.
In a private staff meeting Tuesday at Asia Society New York, Vishakha Desai, president of the global non-profit organization since 2004, announced plans to leave Asia Society and pursue other professional opportunities.
The Common Crow is a common butterfly in South Asia. In India, it is referred to as the Common Indian Crow. A close-up shot of the Common Indian Crow butterfly in Bangalore, India on April 28, 2012. (Parshotam Lal Tandon/Flickr)
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