Following is a guest post by Thomas Parks, The Asia Foundation’s regional director for Conflict and Governance based in Thailand, originally published June 5 on The Asia Foundation’s blog. Parks will be at the World Affairs Council this evening from 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM as part of a panel discussion entitled ‘Subnational Conflicts in Asia: Can Foreign Aid Help?’. Click here [...]
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The morning of March 5, 2013 was rather tense here at the World Affairs Council. Just two days before the start of our annual conference, WorldAffairs 2013, word was coming in about the looming ‘Snowquester’ storm which would potentially leave many of our speakers on the East Coast stranded. On top of that, I arrived [...]
The following is an excerpt from Tom Malinowski’s recent Congressional testimony before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in February. Mr. Malinowski will be at the Council on Tuesday, April 30, to discuss his recent trip to Burma, its democratic progress so far and the long road still ahead. You can RSVP for that event [...]