Though soldiers cast ballots outside their bases for the first time in the November election, the military vote enabled the Union Solidarity and Development Party to clinch rare victories in borderland constituencies.
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Frontier speaks with Scot Marciel, the US Ambassador to Myanmar, on sanctions, the peace process and ongoing security operations in Maungdaw.
Mr Scot Marciel was the principal deputy assistant secretary of the State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs before assuming his role as ambassador to Myanmar earlier this year. He spoke to Frontier’s Sean Gleeson.
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