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Burma is one of the world’s largest producers of opium, second only to Afghanistan. And while the government has declared a goal of being drug-free by 2019, skepticism abounds among local politicians and officials – as well as

In this video, reporter Emily Johnson looks at the 969 Buddhist nationalist movement, which has been blamed for inciting violence against Burma's minority Muslim population. She talks to U Wirathu, the movement's spiritual leader, and

While working on "Burma at the Crossroads," we looked for young people who could speak about the experience of living in Burma as the country goes through some major changes. We met Bawi Zakham through one of his teachers, Deb Fowler. He inspired her (and us!) with his courageous story of

Aung San Suu Kyi is not only the daughter of Aung San, a beloved figure who secured Burma’s independence from Britain, but she's also an icon in her own right. Biographer Peter Popham talks about her rise to prominence and her political future.