Myanmar, having warmed to the West, turns to China again

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Also known as Burma, Myanmar represented a foreign policy success for President Barack Obama. He coaxed its powerful generals into ceding power by normalizing diplomatic relations and rolling back sanctions. That paved the way for Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to take power after winning elections.

FILE - In this May 16, 2017 file-pool photo, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang - http://Www.Wired.com/search?query=Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. myanmar best time to visit - https://www.myanmartour.com/best_time_to_visit_myanmar_n52.html was supposed to turn away from China and toward the West when the U.S. helped it transition from five decades of military rule. (Nicolas Asfouri/Pool Photo via AP, File)

But after 14 months in power, Suu Kyi is struggling to end ethnic conflict and bring economic growth.