Some analysts warn that democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-sanctions strategy may lose steam as Burma relies on its Asian neighbors for trade and investment.
Burma (or Myanmar) may likely release democracy-fighter Aung San Suu Kyi after the Nov. 7 election. Will she again claim a mantle of legitimacy from her famous father and upset the military?
US Sen. Jim Webb canceled his June 3 visit to Burma following a report on the claims of a high-level defector that the junta is mining uranium and working with North Korea to develop a nuclear bomb.
The junta sought international assistance quickly but has been slow to give visas to foreign aid workers.