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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
Myanmar's newly-released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) smiles as she arrives at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on November 15, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Suu Kyi's Party Urges West to Keep Myanmar Sanctions

Myanmar’s leading opposition figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, and her party, Burma’s National League for Democracy (NLD), call for the continuation of Western sanctions against the country. more

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People visit the Shwedagon Paya on December 05, 2010 in Yangon, Myanmar. more
Burma/Myanmar (United Nations)
Can the World's Democracies Bring Change to Burma?
As India’s economic power has increased, its inclination to exercise any corresponding moral authority has proportionately decreased, writes Mira Kamdar. more
Myanmar's newly-released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) smiles as she arrives at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on November 15, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
In Burma, Opportunity for US
With Aung San Suu Kyi now free, the US should prepare for active engagement, argues AS Burma expert. more
Myanmar's newly-released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) smiles as she arrives at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon on November 15, 2010. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Analysis: The Release of Aung San Suu Kyi

Asia Society experts weigh in on what's next for Burma/Myanmar's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. more
Votes queue to collect their ballot papers during a demonstration of how to vote in Naypyidaw. (Soe Than Win/AFP/Getty Images)

POLICY UPDATE: How Should the U.S. Respond to Burma’s Upcoming Elections?

In advance of Burma’s elections on 7 November, the first in 20 years, the Asia Society has just released a Burma Task Force Report Update. more