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Aung San Suu Kyi to Discuss Economic Help, Sanctions Change in US Visit

De facto Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Washington Wednesday to discuss whether changes to the U.S. sanctions against the country can help spur much-needed economic growth, a Myanmar official said.   It will be the first U.S. visit by the State Counselor and Foreign Minister since her National League for Democracy (NLD) government assumed office in late March. Myanmar’s democratic transition, after decades of military rule, is considered a major foreign policy success of...

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