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U.S. Special Rep. and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar Derek Mitchell at a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Yangon on March 15, 2012. On June 29, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mitchell as the new U.S. Ambassador to Burma. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Society and USIP Further Burma-US Relations with Track II Dialogue

Asia Society and its collaborators convened representatives of the Myanmar Development Resources Institute, senior advisers to Burmese president Thein Sein, and U.S. experts to discuss the transition from authoritarianism in Burma. more
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) meets with Burmese President Thein Sein at the Office of the President in Nay Pyi Taw, Burma, on Dec. 1, 2011. (Flickr/U.S. Department of State)

Expert: Myanmar's Parliament Taking on 'Expansive Role' in Reform

Vice President of Global Policy Programs Suzanne DiMaggio discusses Myanmar’s reform process. more
L to R: John Bray, Khin Zaw Win, Mary Callahan and Ian Holliday in Hong Kong on June 20, 2012. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Myanmar: Winds of Change

As opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi takes her seat in parliament, a panel of veteran Myanmar-watchers assesses the country's prospects for reform. more
Aung San Suu Kyi (L) and U2 singer Bono arrive on June 18, 2012 for a press conference at the Oslo Forum at Losby Gods in Lorenskog, Norway. (Daniel Sannum-Lauten/AFP/GettyImages)

Photos of the Day: Aung San Suu Kyi's European Tour

Photos: Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi visits Europe for the first time since 1988. more
L to R: Yuen Chan, Koji Fusa, Peter Carey and Ian Holliday at Asia Society Hong Kong on June 15, 2012. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Aung San Suu Kyi – Lady of No Fear

Personal friends and a Mynamar-observer recount Aung San Suu Kyi's evolution over past two decades. more
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) addresses reporters during a joint press conference following his meeting with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a hotel in Yangon on May 29, 2012. (Soe Zeya Tun/AFP/GettyImages)

India Comes Out of Its Myanmar Shell

Asia Society Associate Fellow Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, after covering Prime Minister Singh's visit to Myanmar, says India is now competing with China, Thailand and the U.S. for influence in the reforming nation. more
Prime Minister of Myanmar Thein Sein addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Sept. 28, 2009. (United Nations Photo/Flickr)

Thein Sein, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Avoiding 'Sabotage' in Myanmar

Conservatives in Myanmar may push back against reforms, says U.S. diplomat Priscilla Clapp, and President Thein Sein will need to be a strong leader to rebuff them. more
National League for Democracy (NLD) supporters celebrate their victory in parliamentary elections outside party headquarters on April 1, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Myanmar Elections Show 'Nascent Return' Of Opposition Politics

Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio sees hope in Myanmar's parliamentary elections and calls on the U.S. to respond by easing sanctions. more

Peter Popham: Aung San Suu Kyi Always 'Knew What She Wanted'

On the eve of parliamentary elections, biographer Peter Popham discussed Aung San Suu Kyi's unconventional path to political leadership, and Myanmar's political future, at Asia Society New York. more

Peter Popham: The Aung San Suu Kyi No One Knows

Highlights from Aung San Suu Kyi biographer Peter Popham's talk at the Asia Society. more