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President Obama's recent trip to Myanmar is the first by a sitting U.S. president. Human rights groups say the trip was premature. For sure, more work is needed to consolidate peace and progress in Myanmar. But Obama made the right decision.
Anyone who believes that the United States can march into a country, topple its regime, and build a prosperous democracy, ought to read, study and read again Imperial Life in the Emerald City.