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December 10, 2008

Myanmar
A Conversation with Mrs. Laura Bush

New York City, New York RICHARD N. HAASS:  Good morning.  I'm Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations.  And I want to welcome all of you. I want to thank you for your patience…

September 14, 2010

China
China’s Questionable Friends

After welcoming last week, in succession, Kim Jong Il and Burmese dictator Than Shwe, perhaps the Chinese leadership should go for a trifecta; maybe this week they can host a party for Omar al-Bash…

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao shakes hands with Myanmar’s Senior General Than Shwe during a meeting in the country’s capital Naypyidaw

April 2, 2012

Myanmar
Myanmar’s Elections: Is Reform Real?

The elections brought democratic forces into parliament for the first time in fifty years. But Myanmar’s rapid reforms still must be viewed as small steps in a country where military forces retain co…

March 15, 2016

Asia
Who is Htin Kyaw, Myanmar’s Presumptive President?

Htin Kyaw, who is almost surely going to be the new president of Myanmar, was so unknown to the international media that when he was nominated last week for president by the National League for Democ…

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March 28, 2016

Asia
Assessing Myanmar’s New Cabinet

Last week, Myanmar announced the first Cabinet proposed by its NLD-dominated government. Although a handful of important ministries, like defense, were reserved for the armed forces, the NLD took mos…

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September 24, 2015

Myanmar
A Conversation With Wunna Maung Lwin

Wunna Maung Lwin discusses reform and democratization in Myanmar.

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