How did a seemingly avoidable diplomatic snafu almost derail relations between the world's largest democracies? Asia Society President Emerita Vishakha Desai takes a look, and finds a relationship on the rocks.
In a private staff meeting Tuesday at Asia Society New York, Vishakha Desai, president of the global non-profit organization since 2004, announced plans to leave Asia Society and pursue other professional opportunities.
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