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October 29, 2010
New Flag, Same Country
Burma’s ruling junta has changed the country’s name and flag. But what about real, democratic change?
New Flag, Same Country
After Burma Poll, Conflict Looms
October 27, 2010
After Burma Poll, Conflict Looms
Burma’s history is marked by insurgencies and ethnic tension. Next month’s poll could see them bubble over into armed conflict.
After Burma Poll, Conflict Looms
It’s Where you Focus
June 03, 2010
It’s Where you Focus
Beyond the big news right now in Japan, is another tale of small political victory.
It’s Where you Focus
The Other Ticking Nuclear Clock
January 19, 2010
The Other Ticking Nuclear Clock
Reports that Burma’s military junta has received assistance with constructing nuclear facilities from North Korea and Pakistan are causing a headache for Indian strategists, reports Rajeev Sharma.
The Other Ticking Nuclear Clock
September 23, 2009
High-Profile Political Prisoners
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
High-Profile Political Prisoners
September 23, 2009
'Our Country's One Big Prison'
The Burmese junta, already known as one of the cruellest regimes in the world, has been stepping up its oppression of political opponents. Phil Thornton reports from the Thai-Burma border, where he speaks with exiled politicians, army deserters, displaced villagers and former political prisoners.
'Our Country's One Big Prison'
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