June 12, 2012

Burmese Reality Check

Trefor Moss, Flashpoints

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Aung San Suu Kyi drew criticism last week when she warned the World Economic Forum against “reckless optimism” concerning Burma’s reform process. Some considered her remarks to be excessively negative, while others focused on alleged shortcomings in her management of her own political party, the National League for Democracy.

But already, Suu Kyi’s call for “healthy scepticism” towards the remaking of Burma has been completely vindicated.

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