Friday, November 23, 2012

US-Burma detente threatens China

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.

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