Burma/Myanmar

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What action, if any, should be taken by outside actors to support reform in Myanmar?

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Author: Joshua Kurlantzick

Despite impressive changes over the past three years, Myanmar (or Burma) now faces growing insecurity and rising disappointment among citizens that reform has not brought higher standards of living. Interethnic and interreligious unrest now threaten to halt reforms altogether, depress much-needed investment, and could even lead to broader regional tensions.

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The One They Were Looking For

Author: Joshua Kurlantzick
Democracy: A Journal of Ideas

Joshua Kurlantzick says Peter Popham's The Lady and the Peacock is the most thorough and, in some ways, the most critical biography of Aung San Suu Kyi, who is now making the transition from longtime opposition leader to member of parliament and leading ally of the Myanmar president.

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