YANGON, MYANMAR - DECEMBER 9: A Burmese worker carries scrap metal to be cut at a local factory December 9, 2011 in Yangon, Myanmar. The pace of change in Myanmar brought U.S. Secretary of State ... more 
YANGON, MYANMAR - DECEMBER 9: A Burmese worker carries scrap metal to be cut at a local factory December 9, 2011 in Yangon, Myanmar. The pace of change in Myanmar brought U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the country where she discussed further paths to reform and crucial talks with both Aung San Suu Kyi and the highest levels of the Burmese government. For many years Myanmar has suffered from economic stagnation, political repression and international isolation. In March the army handed power to a civilian government after almost five decades of the military regime's strong arm rule. The handover took place after a controlled election under a new constitution that preserved much of the military clout. Internet has been loosened up as previously inaccessible foreign news and opposition websites have been unblocked. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) less 
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