See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Biden announces sanctions against military leaders involved in Myanmar coup

Posted on AllSides February 10th, 2021
From The Left

President Biden on Wednesday announced a series of steps in response to last week's military coup in Myanmar, including withholding "$1 billion in Burmese government funds" held in the U.S. and imposing sanctions against the military leaders behind the coup.

The big picture: These are the first sanctions announced by the Biden administration and are part of the president's efforts to re-emphasize democracy and human rights in American foreign policy.

The backstory: The coup came after Myanmar's ruling party, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won a landslide election victory...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about Foreign Policy from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right