Myanmar (Burma)

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US senator in Myanmar

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Brian Joseph of the National Endowment for Democracy, about Senator James Webb's trip to Myanmar. The visit follows the Burmese government's sentencing of opposition Aung San Suu Kyi to another 18 months of detention.

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Myanmar's 'Frontier' Investor

Myanmar is going through some rapid transitions. In just the last year, the country's military dictators have freed Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and allowed elections to be held. Now the country is opening up to foreign business as well.

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China tells Myanmar to deal with conflict

More than 10,000 refugees have crossed the border from Myanmar into China amidst fighting between the Burmese military and a Chinese ethnic group. China is telling Myanmar's military government to deal with conflict. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.

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Why we give

The focus of our Takeaway question today is what is it that makes you move from the sidelines of an issue to action on that issue? What moves you from witness to actor?