Monthly Archives: October 2010

Obama Administration Ups Involvement in Southeast Asia in an Attempt to “Contain” China


Seattle, WA Douglas Paal of the Carnegie Endowment recently commented on America’s bustling and reformed—we can only hope for the long term—foreign policy in the Asia Pacific region, calling the move “the most comprehensive burst of diplomatic and military activity … Continue reading

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Is Boycotting Burma’s November Elections Wise?


Seattle, WA While some in the opposition bloc within Burma and the exile community believe boycotting the upcoming Elections (November 7) to be a moral imperative, no one seems to rationalize why they urge Burma’s people to withhold their vote. … Continue reading

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