Here's Why President Obama Made A Historic Trip To MyanmarSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 13:46
Here's Why President Obama Made A Historic Trip To Myanmar
Nov. 19, 2012, 10:40 AM
Thousands of people gathered to welcome the president who spoke of bringing much need economic and domestic reforms to the country. But the U.S. has vested interests in the country.
Earlier this year the U.S. began lifting sanctions on the resource rich nation and companies like Chevron and GE have already applied for licenses to operate in Myanmar. Here's a quick run down of why the U.S. is interested in the future of the nation: