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US Burma Relations

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.

In Retrospect: US-Burma Relations in 2012

Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 02.26.2013 | World
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.