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Obama East Asia Summit

The Ethnic Apartheid in Myanmar

Stanley Weiss | Posted 01.12.2015 | World
Stanley Weiss

When it comes to the way that the ethnic Burman majority treats the 135 different ethnic minorities that make up roughly 40 percent of Myanmar's population, "backsliding" is not the right word -- because that would presume that progress has been made in the first place.

Obama Looks East

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 11.17.2011 | World

BEIJING -- While Beijing's public response to President Barack Obama's more muscular China policy has been muted, behind the scenes the U.S. president...

Obama First U.S. President To Take Part In East Asia Summit

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

BALI, Indonesia — President Barack Obama says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Myanmar (mee-an-MAWR') as the U.S. looks to seiz...