WorldViews: Obama’s journey through Burma’s strange, ‘ghost town’ capital

By David Nakamura, Ishaan Tharoor, November 13, 2014

NAYPYIDAW, Burma -- After attending two international summits and meeting leaders such as famed activist-turned politician Aung San Suu Kyi, President Obama took his motorcade through an empty city, passing water fountains -- even a full-fledged water park -- lit up colorfully in the dark. He was on his way to visit the palace of Burmese President Thein Sein.

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