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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Analysis Brief

Assessing Myanmar's Reforms

Author: Jayshree Bajoria

Secretary Clinton is in Myanmar to gauge recent reforms by the military-backed regime. Experts are calling for further democratization, including strengthening the rule of law and reconciliation with ethnic minority groups.

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