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Obama Burma Trip

In Retrospect: US-Burma Relations in 2012

Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 02.26.2013 | World
Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen

U.S.-Burma relations in 2012 were an outcome of years of diplomatic maneuvering since the downgrading of U.S. representation in Burma in 1988, a result of the U.S. government's dual-track policy, using carrots and sticks.

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama's Interesting Hand Hold

Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama, in the midst of an historic trip through Asia, is attending the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Korea summi...

Cautious Optimism Over US Policy on Burma

Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen

There is every reason to be optimistic about the political changes in Burma. However, given the nature of Burma's historical problems, there are also reasons to be critical about long-term solution.