TITLE

Cyclone Turns Up Pressure On Regime

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2008, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the political outlook of Myanmar in 2008. Analysts note that the impact of Cyclone Nargis has worsened the sufferings of country's poor population. They see no greater risks of civil unrest in the wake of the cyclone. Moreover, the commitment of the top leadership to push ahead with the so-called Road Map to Democracy is likely to exacerbate internal rifts within the ruling State Peace and Development Council (SPDC).
ACCESSION #
32123573

 

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