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Suzanne DiMaggio

Video: 'Timing Seems Right' for US Special Envoy to Burma

Suzanne DiMaggio, Asia Society Vice President of Global Policy Programs, reacts to reports that say the United States is preparing to name Derek Mitchell as the country's Special Envoy to Burma (Myanmar). more
Joseph Lelyveld and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Lelyveld photo by Janny Scott)

Gandhi Biographer: 'I Aim to Be Provocative, Not Offensive'

Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph Lelyveld, appearing at the Asia Society in New York on Thursday, April 7, adds that he never used the word "bisexual" in his new book Great Soul. more
Jonah Kessel

Interview: Jonah Kessel, 'The Fate of Old Beijing: The Vanishing Hutongs'

A series of documentary videos, produced for Asia Society, looks at the destruction of Beijing's historic hutong neighborhoods. more
A man votes in the presidential election in the village of Internatsional'nyy, some 40 kms from Astana, on April 3, 2011. (Viktor Drachev/AFP/Getty Images)

In Kazakhstan, Even Rivals Vote for the Incumbent

If there were any doubts that Kazakhstan mastered the trappings of democracy without heeding its substance, then this election would surely dispel them. more
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani (L) speaks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India during the 2011 ICC World Cup on March 30, 2011 in Mohali, India. (Raveendran-Pool/Getty Images)

India vs. Pakistan: 'Cricket Diplomacy at its Best'

Could a sporting event could jump-start a stalled peace process? more
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei holds some porcelain sunflower seeds from his installation at The Tate Modern in London on October 11, 2010. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Ai Weiwei: From Porcelain Seeds to Chinese Prison?

The outspoken Chinese artist is the latest Chinese progressive to be detained in a government crackdown that began in February. more
Asia Society President Vishakha Desai speaks at Asia Society's Women Leaders of New Asia summit in Singapore on April 2, 2011.

Asia Needs More Women Leaders

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's Op-Ed in the Huffington Post. more