Bill DavisJune 2, 2012 07:58
Commentary: The US should closely monitor Burma and be prepared to reinstate sanctions if rights abuses continue.
A monk visits a pagoda in Mandalay on May 29, 2012 . The International Monetary Fund said on May 7 that Myanmar could be Asia's next boom economy if the country sticks to its new path of political and economic reforms. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
BANGKOK, Thailand — The results of April’s election in Burma keep coming in: Recently the US joined the rest of the international community in suspending sanctions against Burma’s government. The US government’s announcement is the latest step in the international community’s warming trend toward the new government.