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The End of Democracy in Myanmar

The End of Democracy in Myanmar

Update: 2021-02-043
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Rumors had been swirling for days before Myanmar’s military launched a coup, taking back power and ousting the civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar’s experiment with democracy, however flawed, now appears to be over.

Today, we examine the rise and fall of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Guest: Hannah Beech, The New York Times’s Southeast Asia bureau chief. 

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The End of Democracy in Myanmar

The End of Democracy in Myanmar

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