From the Document: "On September 25, 2007, President George W. Bush announced that sanctions against Burma, which have been in place since 1997, would be tightened to specifically target leading Burmese officials. On September 27, the Bush Administration imposed financial and travel sanctions on 14 senior Burmese government officials. This report provides background information on existing Burma sanctions and possible future options. It will be updated as events warrant."
CRS Report for Congress, RS22737