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(L to R) Tom Nagorski, Thant Myint-U, Tom Freston, and Priscilla Clapp discuss Myanmar's historic political and economic turnaround at Asia Society New York on April 21, 2015.

Video: Myanmar's Democratic and Economic Reforms Are 'Underappreciated'

In a discussion at Asia Society New York, Thant Myint-U, Priscilla Clapp, and Tom Freston argued that Myanmar has moved a long way toward a democratic system and an open economy since reforms began in 2011. more

How Myanmar Has Become 'Intensely Political' Since 2011

Thant Myint-U and Priscilla Clapp discuss Myanmar's upcoming elections and the country's shifting political atmosphere. more

Myanmar's Moment: New Democracy at a Crossroads? (Complete)

Priscilla Clapp, Tom Freston, and Thant Myint-U discuss Myanmar's historic democratic transition, and whether reforms have stalled. more

Sustaining Myanmar's Transition (Video)

Officials and policy experts discuss what's ahead for Myanmar and future relations with the United States. more
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (R) after a meeting at the regional parliament building in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Visit for Myanmar's Thein Sein Historic, and Earned

In a show of just how far Myanmar has come, President Thein Sein — the unlikeliest of reformers — is in Washington to meet President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday. 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
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meet in Yangon, Myanmar, December 1, 2011. (Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images)

6 Things the US Should Do to Spur Change in Myanmar

Asia Society has released a new report — Advancing Myanmar's Transition: A Way Forward for U.S. Policy — co-authored by Suzanne DiMaggio and Priscilla Clapp, formerly the Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Burma. more

Asia Society Delegation Visits Myanmar (January 2012)

Photos from Asia Society's January 2012 visit to Myanmar. more
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meet in Yangon, Myanmar, December 1, 2011. (Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images)
Advancing Myanmar's Transition: A Way Forward for U.S. Policy
Through ASPI’s Myanmar Initiative, a group of experts recommended policy measures that the U.S. and other actors could take to advance the establishment of a sustainable democracy in Myanmar. more
Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi (C) poses recently at her offices in Yangon with Asia Society Vice President of Global Policy Programs Suzanne DiMaggio (R) and Asia Society Senior Advisor Priscilla Clapp.

DiMaggio: U.S. Myanmar Changes 'Right Move at the Right Time'

The United States has shown the government of Myanmar that it is ready to react quickly to concrete reforms, writes Asia Society's Suzanne DiMaggio. more