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January 23, 2013
Karl Eikenberry, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and Asia Foundation trustee, wrote in an op-ed in the Financial Times that, “Afghanistan’s future is of course uncertain. Lower levels of international support will inevitably place stress on its security forces, depress the economy…
November 30, 2011
In the 60 years since The Asia Foundation began, the global development landscape and accompanying aid architecture has changed dramatically. Tackling the challenge of global poverty reduction seems to be on track. In the early 1980s, more than half of people in developing countries lived in extreme poverty.
May 18, 2011
“Even places that have been experiencing fairly steady and robust growth during the time of global economic recession are not immune to the popular pressures and demands for accountable, transparent, and responsive governance,” said Asia Foundation President David D. Arnold at the Lowy Institute for International Policy in Sydney last week. Listen to his Lowy […]
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May 4, 2011
Over the last months, the world has watched as uprisings and revolutions have spread across the streets and squares of the Arab world. In Egypt, entire families – mothers, wives, daughters, grandmothers, showed remarkable courage in standing shoulder-to-shoulder with their brothers, sons, and fathers…
April 27, 2011
As uprisings continue across North Africa and the Middle East, Asia Foundation President David D. Arnold will speak on May 4 at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, examining what the “Arab Spring” might mean for Asia. As a governance specialist whose international career has spanned Arab and Asian societies, Mr. Arnold will examine […]
February 9, 2011
In January, development and philanthropy veteran and former president of the American University in Cairo David D. Arnold began as The Asia Foundation’s new president. In his first interview, he speaks to In Asia about development challenges in Asia, the shifting economic landscape, and the Foundation’s cutting-edge work in good governance. Read the interview.