With the Tatmadaw chief reaching retirement age this year, some speculate that a fresh face could achieve a détente with the NLD – but the appointment process itself could hold the key to better civil-military relations.
With the Tatmadaw chief reaching retirement age this year, some speculate that a fresh face could achieve a détente with the NLD – but the appointment process itself could hold the key to better civil-military relations.
In one of her first interviews following the National League for Democracy’s apparent victory at the polls, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday spoke to U Khin Maung Soe, Senior Editor for Radio Free Asia’s Burmese service. U Khin Maung Soe has permitted Frontier to reprint parts of the interview which touched on a wide range of issues including foreign policy, foreign investment and the need to look out for “instigations.”

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