Accession Number : ADA284644

Title :   United States Policy Toward Myanmar (Burma).

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis 2 Aug 93-3 Jun 94,

Corporate Author : ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s) : Suwana-adth, Surapong

Report Date : 03 JUN 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 135

Abstract : This study examines U.S. policy toward Myanmar (Burma) as it relates to the overall U.S. strategy in Southeast Asia in the post-Cold war era. The current situation in, Burma poses challenges to the U.S. foreign policy in areas such as democracy, human, rights, drugs, regional stability and an emerging market economy. The study includes a review of the history of Burma, U.S.-Burma relations as well as Burma's relations with her neighbors. It assesses and examines problems and current situation in Burma from the U.S. point of view and from a regional perspective The study also examines the interests and objectives of the U.S., China, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, and ASEAN concerning Burma. U.S. Army Command and General Staff' College Strategic Analysis Methodology (SAM) provides the framework for an analysis, of the current U.S. policy and the development of alternative U.S. policy options employing the diplomatic, economic, military, and informational instruments of national power. Each option is evaluated and a future course of action is recommended.

Descriptors :   *BURMA, *COLD WAR, *FOREIGN POLICY, ARMY, ASIA, BANGLADESH, CHINA, DEMOCRACY, DRUGS, ECONOMICS, HISTORY, HUMANS, INDIA, METHODOLOGY, POLICIES, POWER, SOUTHEAST ASIA, STABILITY, STRATEGIC ANALYSIS, STRATEGY, THAILAND, UNIVERSITIES, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, THESES.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE