Myanmar Conflict: An Apathetic Government Gives Little Hope to Threatened Muslims

As communal violence between Buddhists and Muslim rages on, the Burmese government lacks the ability or the will to combat the issue that has destroyed thousands of lives.

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Myanmar News: Aang San Suu Kyi Wants to Be President, But Will the Country's Generals Stop Her?

Suu Kyi is the country's most popular leader and her ascension to the top would be a Nelson Mandela type moment. However, the political barriers set in place by the military might not allow it.
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Myanmar Muslims: If Myanmar Wants a Democracy, It Must Integrate Its Muslim Minority

Myanmar's communal conflicts are fast approaching a point where its transition towards a democracy is finally tested.
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Will Political Reform Help Burma Rise From the Ashes?

Once one of the continent's leaders in health care and education, Burma – formally known as Myanmar – is now one of the world's least developed nations.
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4 Reasons Hillary Clinton is the Greatest Secretary of State of All Time

From Texts From Hillary to her record-breaking travel schedule, here are the top four reasons that Hillary Clinton is the best Secretary of State imaginable.
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5 Top Highlights in Hillary Clinton’s Secretary of State Tenure

Replacing Clinton is a daunting task, even for someone with Senator Kerry’s impressive foreign policy credentials. Here are 5 biggest pieces of Clinton's Secretary of State legacy.

The 18 Most Inspiring Moments of 2012

These 18 stories are true testaments to the human spirit.
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Top 5 National Security Moments You Didn’t Hear About in 2012

U.S. Commandos successfully executed a high-risk rescue of Somali hostages during the State of the Union address, and other under-the-radar victories.
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How Obama Asia Pivot Will Increase American Flexibility with China

President Obama's visit to Myanmar indicates the same strategy Washington used with China once upon a time, and the results may be just as good.
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Aung San Suu Kyi US Trip: What is Next for Our Lady of Burma and Democracy

Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to the United States recalls the complexity of the years she spent under house arrest and the nation's ongoing struggle for social justice.
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Aung San Suu Kyi Activist Awarded Congressional Gold Medal for Myanmar Democracy Work

Reform leader Aung San Suu Kyi's actions have inspired Washington, and should inspire the rest of America.

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Myanmar Conflict: Ethnic Discrimination in Rakhine State Sparks Violence Against Muslim Rohingya

Violence that began earlier this month in the Myanmar state of Rakhine has led to exodus of many Muslim Rohingya seeking refuge in the neighboring countries of India, Bangladesh, and Thailand.
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U.S. Must Abolish the Death Penalty Before Criticizing Others on Human Rights Record

In light of U.S. advocacy of human rights abroad, the country needs to abolish its own massive human rights violation at home -- the death penalty.
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Aung San Suu Kyi Leads Way for Myanmar's First Free Elections

Despite Aung San Suu Kyi's victory in an historic election, democracy in Myanmar, a country with an oppressive government, still has a long way to go.
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Election Should Not Cause the US to Lift Economic Sanctions on Burma

The U.S. must not end economic sanctions against Myanmar, instead it should use them to pressure the country's government to end widespread human rights abuses.
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On International Women's Day, Recognize Women's Vital Role in Fighting HIV/AIDS and Poverty

Women play a crucial role in alleviating poverty and the spread of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Yet few investments have been made in granting girls access to education.

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Foreign Policy's Top 100: A Picture of World Exceptionalism

Conservative notions of American exceptionalism ring hollow among the community of world thinkers.