March 30, 2012

The General and the Lady in Burma

The Economist, The Economist

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Rarely in politics have so few by-elections assumed so much importance.

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TAGGED: Burma, Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi


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March 30, 2012
Burma's Suu Kyi Fever
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Can Burma Sustain Pace of Reform?
William Lloyd-George, The Diplomat
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March 18, 2012
Is Burma's Reintegration with West for Real?
John Metzler, Japan Times
In a world beset by war, ethnic conflict and humanitarian disasters, Burma (aka Myanmar) seems one of those rare places where diplomats can say they are making a positive difference. more ››