Barack Obama is the most popular candidate in Asian countries including Indonesia and India, according to panelists at the Asia Society’s 36th Annual Williamsburg Conference. During the event, in Bali, Indonesia, panelists also remarked on the variety of traits they believe the next U.S. president should embody. Many say he should show humility, tout democracy, and share a positive view of Islam.
M.J Akbar, Indian author and journalist:
Simon Tay, chairman, Singapore Institute of International Affairs: