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Why Obama’s Courtship Of Myanmar Backfired

Josh Kurlantzick writes of the situation in Burma on businessweek.com, November 6th, 2014.  “The argument that Myanmar’s location makes it of critical strategic importance has not been borne out over the past five years, either. Myanmar remains a country with a tiny economy and one with little to contribute to regional defense.”

“The idea that Myanmar would become an economic paradise has proven fantastical as well.

Read the original article here: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-11-06/why-obamas-courtship-of-myanmar-backfired

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