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Burmese Junta

Myanmar: The Changing Scene (AUDIO)

Kimberly Abbott | Posted 10.02.2011 | World
Kimberly Abbott

Clashes this summer along Myanmar's northern and eastern borders between the country's army and Kachin rebels shattered a 17-year ceasefire in one of the world's longest-running civil wars.

The Burmese Elections: Prolonging the Misery and Postponing the Inevitable

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cynthia Boaz

This election is evidence that their last shreds of political legitimacy have evaporated. The international community has to recognize this inevitable "victory" for what it is -- the last gasp of a decaying system.

Burma Takes On Wa Rebels In North

nytimes.com | The INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONG HPEN, Myanmar Conquering armies of centuries past avoided this remote, mountainous area along the present-day border with China, a place once des...

U.S. Senator Jim Webb In Burma To Meet Leader

nytimes.com | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and SHARON OTTERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An American senator arrived in Myanmar on Friday to meet with the leader of the junta there, just days after the country's pro-democracy leader, Daw A...

Burmese Junta Buying Votes With Eye Care

Irrawaddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Burmese military government is linking free medical treatment for rural people to 2010 election politics, according to sources in Mandalay and Sag...