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The Myanmar Election: What Can We Expect?

Erin Murphy | Posted 11.04.2015 | World
Erin Murphy

Trying to predict the outcome of the election has been deemed by at least one Myanmar-based media outlet as "lunacy," however, three scenarios are emerging as the most likely outcomes of November 8.

Myanmar's President Sacks Ruling Party Chief In Power Struggle

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.13.2015 | World

NAPYITAW, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Myanmar's powerful ruling party chief Shwe Mann has been ousted from his post, party members said on Thursday, apparentl...

Constitutional Changes Are for Myanmar's Own Good

Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen

As long as Myanmar has a constitution that is directly or indirectly controlled by the military, or by any elite pact, the country will remain in the category of a "defective" or "incomplete" democracy.

Challenges Ahead for Suu Kyi's Political Ambition

Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 08.31.2013 | World
Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen

It now clears any lingering doubt about Suu Kyi's political ambition. The question now is how can she assume the highest executive office. What are the available options, if any at all?