|Senator Mitch McConnell, the main|
man behind the US sanctions and
the foe of Burmese people.
The sanctions' renewal was strongly endorsed by Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, with whom the Obama administration arguably has many more important items to debate than Myanmar. Many Americans will comment that contradictory policies (improving international relations and pursuing opposite internal US policies) is nothing new. It occurs in so many instances, so why consider it important, or even consider it at all?
|A garment factory in Rangoon.|
|Garment factory workers in Rangoon.|
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Aung Moe and Amy: Sanctions' Collateral Damage
Targeted Financial Sanctions: Cruel Australian Punishment
US Sanctions on Burma: A Proxy War on China?