Regions / Burma
The dissident, like the plant, does not kowtow to the sky.
Burma's President Thein Sein seems to think a veneer of democracy is enough to get sanctions lifted.
A poem about Hillary Clinton's visit to see Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma.
Is detente with Burma just around the corner?
Is the notoriously powerful military junta of Burma really loosening its grip?
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.