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NIU professor Kenton Clymer has authored a newly published book on the history of U.S. diplomatic relations with Myanmar, and it couldn’t be timelier in light of the historic elections unfolding this month in the country. Clymer is a Distinguished Research Professor in the NIU Department of History and a leading scholar in the history...
Kenton Clymer’s intense interest in Burma was kindled in 1987 while he was in India, where he struck up a friendship with two young scholars, Michael Aris and his wife, Aung San Suu Kyi. Suu Kyi would later become famous the world over, her name a symbol of courage, peace and resilience. Risking her life,...