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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

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

Peter Popham's New Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

The author of a major new biography of Aung San Suu Kyi describes his prodigious research and explains why a "new approach" to his subject was needed. more

Peter Popham's New Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

The author of a major new biography of Aung San Suu Kyi describes his prodigious research and explains why a "new approach" to his subject was needed. more
A Burmese worker hangs up freshly silkscreened National League for Democracy party (NLD) tshirt ahead of the parliamentary elections March 26, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

What You Need to Know About Myanmar's Upcoming Elections

"The world will be watching to see if the shift toward democracy in Myanmar is real," writes Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio. more
Myanmar democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi greets her supporters wearing a traditional costume as she leaves after her speech in Lashio, the northern Shan state, on March 17, 2012. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Peter Popham on Profiling Aung San Suu Kyi, 'Warts and All'

Journalist Peter Popham will discuss his new book 'The Lady and the Peacock' at Asia Society New York on March 28. Click the headline to read our interview. more