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Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi Released

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Suzanne DiMaggio, director of policy studies at the Asia Society, discusses the release of Aung San Suu Kyi from her house arrest in Burma.

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Comments [2]

i hope it works out better than it did for benazir bhutto

Nov. 16 2010 11:50 AM
MSS from US

Suu Kyi says all the right things and is admirable, there is no question. But don't fool yourselves. She is also out to avenge her father's assassination from these rival generals, who are the descendents of her father's rivals.

The minorities, straddling the borders of the country, do not have such rose colored views. They see her as their only hope, but they are far from blindly loyal, unlike most Burmese...

Nov. 16 2010 11:39 AM

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