With Myanmar’s embrace of democratic reforms during the past two years, the U.S. has quickly warmed to the country. Meanwhile, China has lost its once solid footing in Myanmar, pulling back on investments.
Relations with Myanmar have been strained for so many years that it’s easy to forget the ties forged with the U.S. during World War II.
As relations thaw between Myanmar and the U.S., JPAC renews search for the missing.
Enduring relationships during WWII lead U.S. vets to create Project Old Soldier for Myanmar farmers — lifting thousands out of poverty.
The story behind the fate of a pair of statues began in 2003 when a small group of American WWII veterans revisited a site they had served at 50 years ago.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is challenging the powerful army to help amend the constitution that is barring her from running for president in next year's general elections.
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