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Burma Or Myanmar: Obama Adopts Both Names During Visit

AP | TODD PITMAN and AYE AYE WIN | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- Officially at least, America still calls this Southeast Asian nation Burma, the favored appellation of dissidents and pro-democracy...

Historic Obama Trip Riddled With Awkward, Unscripted Moments

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

By Matt Spetalnick YANGON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - It won't be mistaken for a Nixon-goes-to-China kind of moment. But Presid...

Obama's Speech Strikes A Chord in Myanmar

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- President Barack Obama spoke to hundreds of students, officials and former generals in long-closed Myanmar about freedom and the im...

Cutting the Ribbon in Burma Without Doing the Work in Iran and Syria

Richard Grenell | Posted 01.18.2013 | World
Richard Grenell

Obama's visit to 'cut the ribbon' on a seemingly foreign policy success story is the culmination of years of risk-taking leadership from previous presidential administrations. Sadly, the Obama team hasn't even taken risks on the difficult issues of Cuba, Palestine, Sudan or Iran.

Obama To Go Where No U.S. President Has Gone Before

AP | AYE AYE WIN | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- President Barack Obama will make a groundbreaking visit later this month to Myanmar, an official said Thursday, following through w...

Obama, Burmese Monks Call For Release Of Aung San Suu Kyi

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hanna Ingber Win

Burmese monks talk to HuffPost about Suu Kyi's arrest, repression in Burma and the state of the democracy movement about a year and a half after the Saffron Revolution.