Obama makes landmark visit to Myanmar

Obama arrived in Myanmar for a historic visit aimed at encouraging a string of dramatic political reforms in the former pariah state
156683899.jpg
US President Barack Obama waves on arrival at the Yangon International airport on November 19, 2012. Obama arrived in Myanmar for a historic visit aimed at encouraging a string of dramatic political reforms in the former pariah state. (AFP/Getty Images)
156683832.jpg
US President Barack Obama (centre L) finishes a meeting with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (centre R) at the regional parliament building in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Obama met Myanmar's reformist leader Thein Sein during a landmark visit to Yangon aimed at encouraging political reforms. (AFP/Getty Images)
156683884.jpg
US President Barack Obama (L) is greeted by Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) at her residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Obama arrived in Myanmar for a historic visit aimed at encouraging a string of dramatic political reforms in the former pariah state. (AFP/Getty Images)
156683678.jpg
US President Barack Obama (L) speaks as Myanmar's President Thein Sein (R) looks on as they hold a meeting at the regional parliament building in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Obama met Myanmar's reformist leader Thein Sein during a landmark visit to Yangon aimed at encouraging political reforms. (AFP/Getty Images)
156681367.jpg
US President Barack Obama (3rd L) and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (front R) are escorted around the grounds as they visit the Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Huge crowds greeted Barack Obama in Myanmar on the first visit by a serving US president to the former pariah state to encourage a string of startling political reforms. (AFP/Getty Images)
156681035.jpg
US President Barack Obama (R) performs a ritual as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (centre L) looks on as they visit the Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Huge crowds greeted Barack Obama in Myanmar on the first visit by a serving US president to the former pariah state to encourage a string of startling political reforms. (AFP/Getty Images)
156680815.jpg
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Myanmar's President Thein Sein (R) after a meeting at the regional parliament building in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Obama met Myanmar's reformist leader Thein Sein during a landmark visit to Yangon aimed at encouraging political reforms. (AFP/Getty Images)
156680882.jpg
US President Barack Obama amd Myanmar's President Thein Sein (R) smile during a meeting at the regional parliament building in Yangon on November 19, 2012. Obama met Myanmar's reformist leader Thein Sein during a landmark visit to Yangon aimed at encouraging political reforms. (AFP/Getty Images)