Skip to comments.Clinton vows aid to Myanmar if political reform continues
Posted on 12/01/2011 7:52:00 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
YANGON, Myanmar Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said during a landmark visit to Myanmar on Thursday that the U.S. would ease aid restrictions and consider further steps to improving relations with the country's autocratic rulers if they continued down a path of political and economic reform.
Clinton described her meeting with Thein Sein, Myanmar's president, as "candid, productive," but cautioned that while the "measures already taken may be unprecedented and welcomed, they are just the beginning."
She said Thein Sein told her during a private 45-minute meeting that he "hopes to build on" a flurry of political overhauls that began last year, and to work with the West on halting the illicit spread of nuclear and missile technology.
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It will always be Rangoon and Burma to me!
whose money? China?
Good job Hillary.
Aid the folks that aid NK and Iran in moving illegal arms.
Someone help me out here... in the context of world events at this time, why do we give a rats rear end what happens in Myanmar?
Myanmar-Shave just doesn’t have the same ring to it. Thanks Free ThinkerNY.
Because they are a conduit of illegal nuclear missile technology.
Boy what’s next for Hills, Ambassador to Pluto?
Ok, well that's important, but this is just one of dozens of such "conduits" these days and that cat is already out of the bag.
Pakistan, India, Iran, N Korea... likely a couple more we don't know about and sooner or later, the question is "what's the point?"
Burma is the midman.
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