Topic: Aung San Suu Kyi
Vaclav Havel not only led a peaceful 'Velvet Revolution' in Czechoslovakia, but inspired similar revolutions around the world with ideas that still resonate today. Vaclav Havel passed away on Sunday.
12/19/2011 09:52 am
Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday that she hoped Hilary Clinton's visit to Myanmar (Burma) would help put her country on the road to democracy.
12/02/2011 10:47 am
Secretary of State Clinton met Burmese President Thein Sein to discuss future ties. It was the first time in more than 50 years that a US-Burma meeting took place.
12/02/2011 09:59 am
Hillary Clinton and her entourage went shoeless to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda in Burma (Myanmar). Later, Clinton had dinner with Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
12/01/2011 09:26 am
As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Burma (Myanmar) to laud democratic reforms there, Burma’s ally, North Korea, proudly claims rapid progress on its nuclear program.
11/30/2011 12:34 pm
Obama's 'constructive engagement' policy gets a test as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Burma (Myanmar). Some critics say US is offering too much for too little progress, especially on human rights.
11/30/2011 08:32 am
Burma's regime seeks distance from China by welcoming a Clinton visit. And the US can help bring freedom to Burma (Myanmar), but it must better understand legitimacy in this Buddhist society.
11/29/2011 02:09 pm
The byzantine Cuba embargo in many ways ties the US's hands, says guest blogger Anya Landau French, so maybe it’s time to apply the Burma sanctions model – defend it or lose it – to Cuba.
11/28/2011 12:07 pm
By sending Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Burma (Myanmar) next month, Obama seeks to encourage recent steps toward democratization. But China and his own image as a door-opener are also factors.
11/18/2011 01:28 pm
Hillary Clinton will visit Burma(Myanmar), the first time a US Secretary of State has traveled to the southeast Asian nation in over 50 years.
11/18/2011 10:35 am