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Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...nominally civilian elected government in 2011 - with strings attached."Sunday's poll does not mark democracy's triumph in Burma," said Ellen Bork of Foreign Policy Initiative, a U.S. think-tank. "Over the past few years, it has become obvious...
Nation and World
Getting Burma right

...forever. In the long deadlock we call "Burma" (but which the ruling regime and most...has since met Thein Sein face to face.Burma's new parliament, though stacked with...IMF team has recently left, convinced of Burma's intention to liberalize its economy...
Outside editorial: Clinton made right move in Myanmar

...the Kansas City Star:Some on Capitol Hill have criticized Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Myanmar, formerly Burma. Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican, said she worried that the move sent the wrong signal to the "military...
Heroes among us - large and small

...heroes lately. The recent news about Aung San Suu Kyi's stunning parliamentary election victory in Myanmar, also known as Burma, marks a major milestone in a nation emerging from a ruthless era of military rule. It is also an astonishing reversal of...
Outside editorial: Rogue democrat: South Africa's Mbeki sides with Mugabe

...against the Western democracies. It has defended Iran's nuclear program and resisted sanctions against it; shielded Sudan and Burma from the sort of pressure the United Nations once directed at the apartheid regime; and enthusiastically supported one-sided...
Death Notice: Leray Francis Clements

...than 30 years, Martha.Leray was a proud WWII veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, traveling to China, Burma and India during campaigns in those countries.After retiring, he found joy in traveling the highways of the U.S., by...
Death Notices
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...achieved their initial aims with surprising speed and little loss, Yamamoto and Japanese military leaders decided to attack Burma, hoping to link up with Indian nationalists who were revolting against British rule. They also planned supported attacks on...
Leray Francis Clements

...into his 80s. He was proud to be a Veteran of WW ll, Army Corp of Engineers traveling overseas to participate in the China, Burma, India campaign. He is survived by his children Lillian Inkster of Yakima, WA,, Sharon Durling of Siletz OR. and Lee...
In memory of Merrill's Marauder Matsumoto

...successes 70 years ago in the jungles of Burma, and to remember the many men who fought...operated deep behind Japanese lines in Burma.Though he was born in Los Angeles, Roy...his actions gathering intel in Walawbum, Burma.Fumi Matsumoto speculates that her father...
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