2014 was a mixed year for U.S. relations with Burma (Myanmar). During his visit to Burma in November 2014, President Obama praised President Thein Sein for the release of child soldiers and political prisoners, and stated that the democratization process in Burma was both “real” and “incomplete.” In a letter to President Obama, however, 41 Members of the House questioned administration decisions to undertake new initiatives in Burma while reforms appear to have stalled or even reversed.
Date of Report: July 9, 2015
Order Number: IF10235
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