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U.S. policy toward Burma

U.S. policy toward Burma

hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, March 25, 1993.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Burma.,
  • Human rights -- Burma -- Religious aspects.,
  • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Burma.,
  • Burma -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS policy toward Burma.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 134 p.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14695175M

      What’s Next for U.S. Policy toward Myanmar? Decem The resounding victory of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), in the November 8 elections is an outcome many in the United States had long wanted to see. Since a primary objective of U.S. Government policy towards Burma has been to promote increased respect for human rights, including the right to freedom of religion. In September , the Secretary of State designated Burma a country of particular concern under the International Religious Freedom Act for particularly severe violations of.

    The New U.S. Policy of Pragmatic Engagement M r. Chairman, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, and Members of the Commit-tee, thank you for inviting me here today to testify about U.S. policy toward Burma and a possible new direction for U.S.-Burma relations. I appreciate this opportunity to discuss the overarching assessments that helped shape our by: 9.   Corker Statement at Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward Burma With hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Burma, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate.

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to launch a review of U.S. policy toward Burma, with an eye toward seeing if it can be made more effective in spurring.   Time for a Shift in U.S. Policy Toward Burma. Rohingya demands a longer-term shift in U.S. and the international community’s policy toward Burma. of Christianity and Foreign Policy Author: Olivia Enos.


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