April 27, 2012
Is Suu Kyi Overplaying Her Hand in Myanmar?
Swe Win, New York Times
In this untested quasi-democratic system, Aung San Suu Kyi has few arms but principles and values. But is she overplaying her hand by taking such a firm position on the small, if symbolic, matter of the oath? The tiff is already calling into question whether she and the the N.L.D. stand a chance of changing the system from within and of making headway on more important and more controversial issues.
TAGGED: Burma, Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, Thein Sein