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Clinton to Burma: Rewarding Democrats, Punishing Tyrants

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.02.2012 | World
Doug Bandow

Engaging Burma may encourage that state to continue on a more independent course. The regime isn't likely to dump its patron -- China is too close. However, any distance between Naypyidaw and Beijing would be a positive.

China, Burma Relations

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Fighting between Myanmar forces and an armed ethnic group in the remote northeast has forced 10,000 people to flee across ...

Bargaining Burma's Political Prisoners

David Scott Mathieson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Scott Mathieson

Recent amnesties in Burma have been little more than public relations stunts. In September 2008, 9,000 prisoners were released, but only six of them were political activists.

China, Burma Sign Oil Pipeline Agreement

The Irrawaddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China will start construction this year on oil and gas pipelines more than 1,200 miles long from Kyaukpyu Port on the Bay of Bengal through Burma to s...