Myanmar’s Difficult Transition From Military Dictatorship to Democracy

Myanmar’s Difficult Transition From Military Dictatorship to Democracy
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi with newly elected lawmakers of her National League for Democracy party, Nov. 28, 2015, Yangon, Myanmar (AP photo by Khin Maung Win).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, joins host Peter Dörrie in the Briefing to discuss the issues dominating global politics this week, including Cuba’s migrant crisis, the COP21 climate conference and France’s military strategy in Africa. For the Report, Sebastian Strangio joins us to talk about the challenges of Myanmar’s ongoing democratization. Listen: Download: MP3Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Relevant WPR coverage: Obama’s Cuba Policy Triggers Unintended Migrant Crisis Sidetracked: Obama’s Cybersecurity Legacy Is COP21 Climate Change Deal Multilateralism’s Swan Song? France’s Overstretched Military Not Enough to Stabilize the Sahel Great Expectations: Will Myanmar’s Election Bring Real […]

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