TITLE

BURMESE DAZE

AUTHOR(S)
Albright, Madeleine K.
PUB. DATE
December 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;12/4/95, Vol. 213 Issue 23, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates on whether the State Law and Order Restoration Council will release its grip on Burmese political life and allow real freedom in the country. Factors that set Burma apart from its democratic neighbors; Assertion that Aung San Suu Kyi represents Burmese national identity and pride; Role of the U.S. in expediting the realization that economic growth and political reform is connected.
ACCESSION #
9512085104

 

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