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Burma’s Puppeteer-in-Chief Takes Charge

Aung San Suu Kyi won’t be her country’s next president. But she’s not about to let that stop her from running the show.

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Burma’s Painful Democratic Rebirth

For the first time in five decades, a democratic government is taking power in Burma. But there are plenty of problems ahead.

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Burma Takes a Big Step Backwards

The latest crackdown on Burma's student protest movement shows that senior military leaders are having second thoughts about the shift toward democracy.

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Can Burma’s Civil Society Find Its Voice Again?

The Burmese military is staging a comeback. Since the government launched its tentative liberalization process four years ago, the armed forces, the notorious Tatmadaw, have ...

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The Lady Rallies the Masses Once Again

Aung San Suu Kyi wants to change the Burmese constitution. But will the military really go along?

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Let’s Face It: Democracy in Burma Is Not Inevitable

Political scientist Jay Ulfelder recently posted an interesting analysis of one of my recent articles on Foreign Policy. I generally make a point not to ...

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