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U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by Aung San Suu Kyi during a stop at her private residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Pete Souza/U.S. Department of State)

Audio: Expert Says Timing of Obama's Myanmar Visit 'Exactly Right'

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio explains why Obama's trip to Southeast Asia is the right move at the right time. more
U.S. President Barack Obama kisses Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi after making a speech at her residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Obama Visits Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand

President Obama visits Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar on a tour of Southeast Asia. more
President Barack Obama waves during the election night rally at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, on November 6, 2012. (Kevin Gebhardt/Flickr)

Video: Obama's Asia Visit Will Be 'Closely Watched' in Beijing

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio says Beijing will closely monitor Barack Obama's Asia trip to get a sense of how much the U.S. hopes to increase its influence in the region. more
National League for Democracy supporters cheer as they parade ahead of the parliamentary elections in Yangon, Myanmar on March 30, 2012. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Eyeing New Press Freedoms Next Door, China's Netizens Develop 'Myanmar Envy'

When Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi began her visit to the United States in September, Chinese netizens were watching closely. more
A Kachin tribe woman listens to Aung San Suu Kyi in the town of Moe Kaung on February 23, 2012. (Soe Than Win/Getty Images)

The 'Visionary' Women Critical to a Unified Myanmar

Asia Society Asia 21 fellow Wenchi Yu argues that formerly-suppressed women's border NGOs should not be excluded from reform in Myanmar. more
Burton Levin, former U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar, addresses Asia Society Hong Kong on September 20, 2012.

Former US Ambassador to Myanmar on Thein Sein's 'Totally Different Course'

Burton Levin, who represented the U.S. in the Southeast Asian nation from 1987 to 1990, discussed the current political situation in Myanmar recently at Asia Society in Hong Kong. more
President of Myanmar Thien Sein in Singapore, Jan 30, 2012. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

What Would You Ask Myanmar President Thein Sein? #asktheinsein

Myanmar's President will be at Asia Society NY Sept 27, what questions would you like him to answer? more

Aung San Suu Kyi: No Need to 'Cling' to Sanctions

Aung San Suu Kyi speaks out in favor of easing economic sanctions against Myanmar. more

The 'Three Arms of Democracy' and the Rule of Law

Aung San Suu Kyi discusses the critical areas to watch with regard to ongoing reforms in Myanmar. more

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar, the US, and China

Aung San Suu Kyi states that the American re-engagement with her country shouldn't be seen as a hostile step toward China. more