Obama's Historic Myanmar Visit

Becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit this long-isolated nation, President Obama today extended "the hand of friendship" as the country emerges from five decades of harsh authoritarian rule, but cautioned that the young democracy has "much further to go." "Instead of being repressed, the right of people to assemble together must now be fully respected," the president told a subdued crowd at a well-maintained auditorium in an otherwise crumbling building at the University of Yangon....Full Story
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