The Situation in Myanmar

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This morning, Military officials in Myanmar (also known as Burma) confirmed that they had executed a coup d’etat, seizing power from State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government. The National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in democratic parliamentary elections back in November, defeating the military backed Union Solidarity and Development Party…



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Sean Bennett

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