July 1, 2012

Suu Kyi & the Contradictions of State

William Lloyd-George, The Diplomat

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As her recent tour of Europe makes clear, Aung San Suu Kyi remains popular. But two of Burma's ethnic minority groups are wondering if her caution amounts to betrayal.

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