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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the U.S. Chief of Mission Residence in Rangoon, Myanmar, earlier today (Dec. 1, 2011). Saul Loeb/Pool/AP hide caption

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Clinton In Myanmar, U.S. Deeply Realistic About State Of Reforms There

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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