Aung San Suu Kyi and the Junta’s Trap: NLD Must Resist Military Influence Over Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy’s efforts to bring about change in Myanmar face obstructions, despite their victory in the 2015 elections. As long as the military is entangled in government and the economy, Myanmar’s most pressing issues will remain unaddressed. This bolsters the opposition and puts the former junta in a position to succeed, as it had originally devised during the ostensible democratisation.



 

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