Democracy Now: Clinton Arrives in Burma for Landmark Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Burma as part of an easing of ties between the United States and the ruling military junta. Clinton’s visit marks the first by a U.S. secretary of state in 50 years. President Obama has said he authorized Clinton’s trip after getting support from the Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi earlier this month.

~ by wheresthemic on November 30, 2011.

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