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Inside the Kachin War Against Burma
Burma's rulers have promised cease-fires with various ethnic groups that have been battling the military, in some cases for decades. But in the hills of Kachin, peace is further away than ever(11/21/2014 2:32:23 AM)
Burma Counts Down to Elections But Democracy Remains a Distant Dream
Adam Dean's photos capture a still impoverished Burma as it stumbles through democratic transition, and ethnic strife, one year before landmark polls(11/20/2014 4:45:32 AM)
Obama confronts shortcomings in Burma reforms
In Burma's remote capital, President Barack Obama will confront a nation backsliding in its pledges to enact economic and political reforms that were rewarded with U.S. sanctions relief and made the long-isolated country a darling of Obama's efforts to stake out a legacy in Asia.(11/12/2014 10:16:12 AM)
President Obama Is in Burma—or Is It Myanmar?
There's a great episode of Seinfeld in which J. Peterman, the clothing catalogue impresario and Elaine's boss, telephones her from Burma and asks her to run his company.(11/13/2014 6:04:56 PM)
Obama: Move to democracy in Burma is real
Seeking to shore up reforms in long-isolated Burma, President Barack Obama pressed the country's leader to hold inclusive elections next year and respect the rights of its persecuted Muslim minority. But despite setbacks on those fronts, Obama insisted that he remains optimistic about Burma's move toward democracy.(11/13/2014 11:16:13 AM)
WorldViews: Obama’s journey through Burma’s strange, ‘ghost town’ capital
What it's like traveling in the president's motorcade as it moved through Burma's eerily empty capital.(11/13/2014 4:35:28 PM)
In Burma, Obama revisits goal of keeping democratic path open
The president reaffirmed his goal of helping Burma make the rocky transition to democracy.(11/13/2014 3:56:00 PM)
Obama takes on role as adviser and ally for Burma’s pro-democracy aspirations
Obama finds receptive audience in Burma as de facto adviser in time of transition.(11/14/2014 7:56:00 AM)
Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s Backward Steps
As its political reforms stall, Burma is in danger of regressing. Is the democracy icon fighting back hard enough(11/20/2014 7:34:00 AM)
Burma’s Backward Steps
As its reforms stall, Burma is again drawing power from its military past. Is democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fighting back hard enough?(11/20/2014 10:14:52 AM)
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