Regime To Play China And US Against Each Other

December 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2009, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p7
Country Report
The article forecasts that the shift of Obama administration from sanctions to engagement in the U.S.' Myanmar policy will enable the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) to play off Washington against Beijing. It states that the easing of sanctions will necessitate a step towards improved political rights. It emphasizes that the main priority of SPDC is to remain in power.


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