Burma in Strategic Perspective
Author: Lewis M Stern, George Thomas, Julia A Thompson
Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS)
This publication assesses US policy toward Myanmar (Burma), questioning whether the slight progress in relations achieved through 2008 represents a real basis for confidence in attaining regime change.
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Burma's Long Road to Democracy
Author: Priscilla Clapp
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
This paper establishes the context of the 2007 Burmese Saffron Revolution, explains the persistence of military rule and speculates about the country's prospects for political transition to democracy.
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21 Jul 2006
Israel-Hamas-Hezbollah: The Current Conflict
Author: Jeremy M Sharp, Christopher Blanchard, Kenneth Katzman, Carol Migdalovitz, Alfred Prados, Paul Gallis, Dianne Rennack, John Rollins, Marjorie Browne, Steve Bowman, Connie Veillette, Larry Kumins
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This report analyzes the conflict between Israel and two US State Department-designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs), the Lebanese Shi'ite
Muslim group Hezbollah and the radical Palestinian Hamas organization.
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