Aung San Suu Kyi, right, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton embraced today when they met at Suu Kyi's home in Yangon, Myanmar (also known as Burma). Saul Loeb/AP hide caption itoggle caption Saul Loeb/AP The Two-Way Why Burma? Why Myanmar? Why Both? December 2, 2011 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's visit to Myanmar, also known as Burma, has again focused attention on what to call that nation. For some, it's a political issue.