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Berthold Beitz Research Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs

Abstract

The recent decision by the Obama administration to ease economic sanctions on Myanmar (also known as Burma) presents an important opportunity to reintegrate that country into the international community. But caution is necessary to make sure that the inflow of new investments does not end up harming the country’s long-suffering citizens.

Citation

Ruggie, John Gerard. "Aung San Suu Kyi Signals Change in Burma, but Investors Should Proceed with Caution." Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2012.