By MATTHEW LEE and BEN FELLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama finally found a taker Friday for his Inauguration speech offer to extend a hand to rogue states “if you are willing to unclench your fist.”
Senate confirms first U.S. special envoy to Myanmar as well as Vietnam envoy
By Matthew Pennington The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed the nomination of the first U.S. special envoy to Myanmar and a new ambassador to Vietnam whose appointment had been blocked for months by lawmakers.
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi welcomes U.S. envoy nomination
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi says she hopes that a new U.S. special envoy to Myanmar will be able to help