After nearly a decade of deteriorating democracy and judicial independence under outgoing president Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan legal expert says it's time to reestablish individual rights and checks on power.
Composer, percussionist, and musicologist Susie Ibarra is driven by a belief that the values in traditional music and indigenous culture can bring people together. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York tonight, July 30.
A member of Asia Society's Afghanistan Young Leaders Initiative reminds readers that Afghanistan's April 5 election is "only a means to an end — a stable, peaceful, inclusive, and prosperous Afghanistan."
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