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Obama Speech Sparks Reaction in Burma

Politicians and activists in Rangoon have expressed mixed reactions after President Barack Obama claimed reform in Burma, also known as Myanmar, as a success for U.S. foreign policy. In a speech to graduates of the West Point military academy on Wednesday, Obama said that with the courage of the Burmese people, U.S. diplomatic initiative was a driver of democratic reform in Burma. "We’re now supporting reform and badly needed national reconciliation through assistance and...

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