Burma's Dramatic Year: Harbingers of Transition?


Priscilla Clapp

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 23


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: September 23, 2008
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Political transition anywhere in the world is marked by dramatic, often painful events, both man-made and natural. After a year of almost unremitting drama in Burma, it is instructive to examine the net effect of these events on the country's political climate and whether they may, in fact, be early signs that transition is underway.

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