2010: Pivotal For Regime

April 2010
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p7
Country Report
The article presents a political outlook for Myanmar for 2010 to 2011. Among its highlights are the scenarios for political change including regime continuity, military-guided gradual transition to civilian rule and revolution and establishment of civilian democratic rule. It is forecasted that as the ruling State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) junta plans to hold the first general elections in 20 years and 2010 looks pivotal for determining the future of the country.


Related Articles

  • GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Burma;Jul2009, p5 

    The article presents information on politics and government of Burma. A military junta called the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) rules the country. There are 14 states and divisions in the country, with the central government exercising administrative control via a system of...

  • Burma's Elections in Name Only. Giglio, Mike // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);9/6/2010 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 10, p17 

    The article reports on the 2010 elections in Burma, which according to the author will be more closely monitored by the military junta after protests steaming during the 2008 elections.

  • Corporate Junta. Guo, Jerry // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/22/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 21, p5 

    The article discusses the elections in Burma in November 2010. It argues that the political exercise merely reinforced the power of the military junta through vote rigging and the creation of a group of business cronies who would act on behalf of the generals. It discusses the privatization of...

  • GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Burma;7/28/2010, p5 

    The article presents information on the government and political conditions in Burma as of July 2010. Burma is ruled by the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), which changed the name of Burma to Myanmar. In 2009, the military regime of SPDC issued cease fire to join a Border Guard Force....

  • Ailing Leader Raises Risk Of Internal Strife.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p7 

    The article forecasts the political condition of Burma for 2008-2009. The prospects for political progress in the country is expected to bleak due to the government's little interest in meeting demands for increased freedom. The protests against the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)...

  • Myanmar. Tin Maung Maung Than // Regional Outlook;2011/2012 Southeast, p51 

    The article offers a political outlook on Myanmar for 2011 and beyond. It states that the country will have a constitutional form of government that is led by an executive presidency and there will be some opposition in the bicameral national parliament. It says that the State Peace and...

  • After the Whirlwind: Post-Nargis Burma, the 2010 Elections and Prospects for Reform. Kingston, Jeff // Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;3/9/2009, Issue 10, p1 

    The article discusses the political crisis in Burma as of March 9, 2009. It explains that since 2010 elections is coming, the administration is attacking its opponents, and imprisoning people like relief workers, comedians, intellectuals, and monks up to 65 years. It states that even if the...

  • MYANMAR'S 2010 ELECTIONS Continuity and Change. Tin Maung Maung Than // Southeast Asian Affairs;2011, p190 

    The article discusses the political changes and continuities after the 2010 elections in Myanmar. Topics include the preparations for the elections, tensions over political and military rule of the Tatmadaw, poll and voting results of the people, and potential political and economic reforms of...

  • MYANMAR IN 2007. Taylor, Robert H. // Southeast Asian Affairs;2008, p245 

    The article discusses the lack of political progress in Myanmar during the year 2007 with its ruling State Peace and Development Council's (SPDC) failure to enact a democratic government. The demonstrations by Buddhist monks protesting food prices and Myanmar's constitution which took fourteen...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics