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November 16, 1988 | United Press International
California Congressman-elect Dana Rohrabacher illegally entered Burma on Tuesday and promised more than 800 anti-government Burmese students receiving military training that he would seek U.S. support for their struggle for democracy. "I admire you. I admire your courage, and I admire your goals for your country," Rohrabacher said while standing in an open field near the Thai-Burmese border, which he had crossed without permission.
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November 16, 1988 | United Press International
California Congressman-elect Dana Rohrabacher illegally entered Burma on Tuesday and promised more than 800 anti-government Burmese students receiving military training that he would seek U.S. support for their struggle for democracy. "I admire you. I admire your courage, and I admire your goals for your country," Rohrabacher said while standing in an open field near the Thai-Burmese border, which he had crossed without permission.
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September 5, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
The embattled Burmese government has "completely lost" the confidence of its people, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) declared here Sunday night on arrival from Rangoon, the Burmese capital. "My basic impression is that the future of Burma is likely to be determined in the next week," the congressman, head of the House subcommittee on Asian affairs, said after his whirlwind 24-hour visit. "The people of Burma have already voted decisively in favor of democracy. . . .
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September 23, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writers
The Reagan Administration suspended its $12.2-million aid program to Burma on Thursday because of the five-day-old military government's inability to maintain order, the State Department announced. The suspension came as Burma's opposition leaders rebuffed renewed military bids to draw them into cooperating in electoral politics.
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September 23, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writers
The Reagan Administration suspended its $12.2-million aid program to Burma on Thursday because of the five-day-old military government's inability to maintain order, the State Department announced. The suspension came as Burma's opposition leaders rebuffed renewed military bids to draw them into cooperating in electoral politics.
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September 5, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
The embattled Burmese government has "completely lost" the confidence of its people, Rep. Stephen J. Solarz (D-N.Y.) declared here Sunday night on arrival from Rangoon, the Burmese capital. "My basic impression is that the future of Burma is likely to be determined in the next week," the congressman, head of the House subcommittee on Asian affairs, said after his whirlwind 24-hour visit. "The people of Burma have already voted decisively in favor of democracy. . . .
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