myanmar en The Morning Cram [the first time edition] <p></p><p><strong>From NPR:</strong> When President Obama sets off to Asia this weekend to highlight his so-called pivot to the region, he will make a bit of history: Obama will become the <a href="">first sitting U.S. president</a> to visit Myanmar. The country, also known as Burma, was a pariah state for decades, ruled by a ruthless military dictatorship. That is changing, and the Obama administration has encouraged a dramatic reform process in the country. But it may be too early for a victory lap.</p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:32:34 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24547 at The Morning Cram [the first time edition]