Regions / Burma
China is emerging as the leading economic force in Burma, and the Burmese are starting to get uncomfortable.
Lately North Korea and Burma have found themselves in the good graces of other states.
To throw off the repression of its military regime, the people of Burma need a two-pronged approach.
If Burma's nascent nuclear-weapons program is met with international condemnation so might its human-rights abuses be.
There's no way for a dictator to bow out gracefully.
The generals of Burma's ruling junta have set aside their uniforms, but they still resemble a military dictatorship.
On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can't be read inside those countries.
A poem about genocide read in front of the Burmese embassy on the Poetry Walk of Shame.
Increasingly, in our globalized world, we want to see what we're getting into. Graphic novels about Bosnia, Burma, and Iran can take us there.
Despite ruling Burma for decades, its military isn't as strong as you'd think.