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Myanmar Sanctions

Cutting Off Our Nose to Spite Our Face in Myanmar

Stanley Weiss | Posted 05.28.2014 | World
Stanley Weiss

It's time for the U.S. to follow the E.U.'s lead and lift its sanctions on Myanmar--and move people like Tay Za and Zaw Zaw from a blacklist to the top of the list of people we work with.

General Electric's First

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

By Martin Petty July 14 (Reuters) - General Electric Co secured a medical equipment deal with two hospitals in Myanmar on Saturday, b...

Obama: Sanctions On Myanmar To Be Extended

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has decided to extend for another year certain U.S. sanctions on investment and trade with Mya...

Despite Row, EU Set To Suspend Myanmar Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

By Justyna Pawlak and Sebastian Moffett LUXEMBOURG, April 23 (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Monday to suspend most of its sa...

Suu Kyi Holds Sanctions Talks With Western Diplomats | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi asked the three Western diplomats she met in Rangoon on Friday what the aims were of the economic sanctions...

Burma: Suu Kyi Backs U.S. Move To Open Talks With Junta

Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Andrew Buncombe I Independent The US is set to engage directly with Burma's military rulers in an effort to push for democratic reforms while main...

Our Failed Myanmar Policy

Olivier Kamanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Olivier Kamanda

After 14 years of U.S. sanctions, the Myanmar regime refuses to cede ground and now even obstructs disaster relief efforts. We've isolated the regime but not moved it. The EU has a better plan.