Cyclone Highlights Myanmar's Isolation from World

Diplomats around the world continue talks with Myanmar's military government about bringing relief aid to the country's cyclone victims. The Southeast Asian country, once called Burma, has been under military rule in one form or another since 1962.

Co-host Renee Montagne speaks with David Steinberg, a professor of Asian Studies at Georgetown University, about Myanmar's history and politics.

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