Infighting Slows Transition

March 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p7
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The article provides a political outlook for Burma as of March 2007. The ruling State Peace and Development Council has announced a plan for transition towards democratic rule in 2003, but progress has been slow. A draft for a constitution for a referendum by the end of 2007 is expected. Political uncertainty is predicted because of infighting among the leading generals and the emergence of a new opposition force.


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