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Remembering Burma, and Suu Kyi, a Quarter-Century Later

Aung San Suu Kyi addresses a gathering of supporters at her residential compound in Yangon, Burma on January 4, 1997. (David Van Der Veen/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Asia Society's Tom Nagorski reflects on a long-ago visit with Myanmar's indomitable opposition leader. "Even the greatest icons of dissent," he writes, "often face difficulties when the post-dissent life comes, with all its messy reality."

Photo of the Day: Casting a Net in Myanmar

A fisherman throws his net into the water at Inle Lake, Myanmar on March 7, 2014. (Basil Strahm/Flickr)

A fisherman throws his net into the water at Inle Lake, Myanmar on March 7, 2014. (Basil Strahm/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A View From the Top in Myanmar

Sunrise over Bagan Plains, Myanmar, taken from a hot air balloon on February 9, 2014. (Elizabeth Haslam/Flickr)
Multimedia

Sunrise over Bagan Plains, Myanmar, taken from a hot air balloon on February 9, 2014. (Elizabeth Haslam/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Painting the Sky Orange in Myanmar

A setting sun casts an orange glow across the sky in Myanmar on January 28, 2014. (brentolson/Flickr)
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A setting sun casts an orange glow across the sky in Myanmar on January 28, 2014. (brentolson/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Searching for Seashells in Myanmar

Tourists search for shells on the untouched Ngwe Saung Beach in Yangon, Burma on January 26, 2014. (Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)
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Tourists search for shells on the untouched Ngwe Saung Beach in Yangon, Burma on January 26, 2014. (Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Navigating Calm Waters in Myanmar

A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)
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A boat gently makes its way across the calm waters of Inle Lake, Myanmar on October 3, 2013. (Myanmar Explorer/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Praying in Solitude in Myanmar

A monk pauses for a moment of prayer in Myanmar on September 7, 2013. (East.Lucky/Flickr)
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A monk pauses for a moment of prayer in Myanmar on September 7, 2013. (East.Lucky/Flickr)

Watch: Myanmar's 'Salesman in Chief' Makes His Pitch to US Investors

Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin speaking Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at the
Business

Watch Myanmar's foreign minister discuss the "gold rush" in his country, and hear why MTV's founder thinks this is a "historic opportunity."

Rare Buddhist Art From Myanmar, Coming Soon to a Museum Near You

Sunrise in Bagan, Myanmar, home to thousands of temples, pagodas and monasteries built from the 9th to 13th centuries CE. (jmhullot/Flickr)
Arts

The New York Times reports on Asia Society's involvement in the "coming out" of Myanmar's little-seen early Buddhist art.

Can Aung San Suu Kyi Follow in the Footsteps of Walesa, Havel and Mandela?

Aung San Suu Kyiat the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on June 6, 2013. (Sikarin Thanachaiary/World Economic Forum)
Policy

It is altogether possible that Aung San Suu Kyi will soon march in the footsteps of other remarkable dissenters-turned-rulers, writes Asia Society's Tom Nagorski.