Referendum Causes Internal Divisions

May 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p7
Country Report
The article presents a political outlook for Myanmar. It cites that the planned referendum on May 10, 2008 will trigger further division in the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), which is aggravated by a growing discontent on military leaders. Moreover, it discusses the internal conflict growing within the regime caused by the slow process on the issue of executive succession and the alleged corruption of the ruling party Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA).


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