What to Expect from President Obama’s Mission to Burma

For the first time ever, a sitting American president will visit Myamnar. On the eve of this historic trip, I caught up with Jim Della-Giacoma of the International Crisis Group to discuss the profound changes underway in Myanmar and what the United States can do to keep the country on the path of reform.

Ethnic Violence and Arresting UN Workers: Myanmar Backslides

The oppression of ethnic minorities has long been a part of Myanmar’s history, but recent developments in Rakhine State where ethnic violence broke out last month demonstrates the devastating consequences such oppression can have and how much more is needed from the Myanmar government.