Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton upon her arrival in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, earlier today (Nov. 30, 2011).
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November 30, 2011 American officials are encouraged by recent signs of reform in the country also known as Burma, but want to see if they're real and if they last.
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Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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November 18, 2011 Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the first secretary of state to visit the former Burma in 50 years. President Obama says democracy activist and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi told him she supports having Clinton come.
Aung San Suu Kyi poses for a portrait at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Rangoon on Dec. 8, 2010.
December 29, 2010 Mindful that international sanctions on her nation may be hurting many innocent people, the Nobel Peace Prize winner says they may need to end.
November 4, 2010 Myanmar has been facing a Distributed Denial of Service attack for about a week, bringing its networks to a near standstill. It's unclear why, though the country does have elections this weekend. Elections that critics say are a sham.
July 21, 2009 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls it Burma. But when her words are reported on NPR, the network refers to the country in Southeast Asia as Myanmar. A listener doesn't like it. "In clips included as part of every NPR newscast I have heard...
May 12, 2008 The delicate humanitarian dance...
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October 9, 2007 Myanmar's Monkish Moment
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October 9, 2007 On today's show, athletes and steroid use, Buddhist monks rebel, letters, Do we torture? and military anthropology.
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