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PacNet #76 – The Burma Road Ahead

The welcome visit by Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell and ASEAN Ambassador Scot Marciel to Burma last month inched forward the Obama administration’s efforts to improve relations between the United States and Burma/Myanmar. Following on the visit by Sen. Jim Webb in August, and the announcement of the administration’s new policy the end of September, these initiatives began what is likely to be a long, arduous road, leading – perhaps – to better relations.