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Entries by Matthew Smith from 10/2011

In Burma, Political Survival Means Doing the Right Thing, for Now

| Posted 10.12.2011 | World

What about leaders acting for the "national interest" or "the will of the people"? Hogwash, say the authors: leaders only follow the will of the people if their political survival depends on it. Did Thein Sein's political survival depend on his decision to suspend the Mytisone dam project?