New Asean Charter Could Put Pressure on Burma

by The Irrawaddy June 21, 2007 The new Asean charter could contribute to the democracy movement in Burma, the incoming general secretary of the 10-country bloc said o­n Wednesday. Surin Pitsuwan, a former foreign minister and a senior member of the Democrat Party,...

Why India is selling weapons to Burma

By Anuj ChopraThe weapon sales to Burma are justified in light of India’s legitimate security concerns in its restive northeast SINCE 1988, the European Union has had an embargo on selling weapons to Burma. The US has had one since 1993. But that’s not...