Saturday, March 14, 2009

ASEAN (including Burma) and Obama Admin. Seminar

Kavi of The Nation (Bangkok) is a well-known commentator on Burma and the Muslim south of Thailand region. Indonesian Tempo founded by Goenawan Mohammad is known as the Indonesian Time Magazine. Go to find out how ASEAN has been favoring "Myanmar" over pro-democracy dissidents.

Google -- Sasakawa Peace Foundation to find out more about it, especially Bertil Lintner's critique.


Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

Invites You to an Asian Voices Seminar:

ASEAN and the Obama Administration:
Views from the Region


Bambang Harymurti, Editor-in-Chief, Tempo (Indonesia)

Kavi Chongkittavorn, Executive Editor, The Nation (Thailand)

Yuli Ismartono, Executive Editor, Tempo


David Steinberg, Distinguished Professor of Asian Studies
Georgetown University

Monday, March 30th, 2009
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(lunch will be served)


The Cosmos Club
Powell Room
2121 Massachusetts Ave. NW
(business attire required)

This event is supported in part by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan

Please RSVP with your name, organization, and e-mail to, tel (202)296-6694 x102, or fax (202)296-6695

by Thursday, March 26, 2009.





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