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U.S. Sanctions on Burma

Categories: Asia,Burma,Democracy/Peace

This report provides a brief history of U.S. policy toward Burma and the development of U.S. sanctions, a topical summary of those sanctions, and an examination of additional sanctions that have been considered but not enacted by Congress.  It also discusses the recent easing of some of those sanctions and provisions under which additional sanctions could be removed.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists