22 Nov 2012
After years of almost unchallenged dominance, China’s influence in Burma
is under threat as the United States and other nations seek closer ties with
the former pariah state, experts say.
The Asian economic powerhouse has long helped keep Burma afloat through
trade ties, arms sales, and by shielding it from UN sanctions over rights
abuses as a veto-wielding, permanent member of the Security Council.