Aung San Suu Kyi's tremendous skills as an opposition leader don't necessarily translate to presidential politics.
President Thein Sein has a long way to go to win the trust of the West, as well as his own people.
Is the notoriously powerful military junta of Burma really loosening its grip?
The similarities between the Israeli government and El Salavador's junta in the eighties are eerily similar -- as is U.S. support for them.
There are two sides to every issue. In Burma, however, negotiations have to go beyond just two sides.