Burma is a country reborn, but without constitutional change it will achieve only a faux democracy controlled by former military rulers.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s efforts to amend the Constitution in time for elections two years from now show no signs of succeeding.
Constitutional change is crucial, and we should be careful that any attempt to achieve it is not counterproductive.
The opposition party is product of Suu Kyi’s creation, but is it still popular among the public, and if not, does Burma have an alternative?
In a time of fledgling democratic reform, why has the government allowed hateful words and mass violence to proliferate?
Burma needs a professional military that realizes its sole responsibility is to protect the country, not govern it from Naypyidaw.
Aung San Suu Kyi needs to focus on collaborating more with other opposition forces and grooming a new set of future political leaders.
Twenty-five years after Burma’s nationwide pro-democracy uprising, can the Burmese people band together to rebuild a country wrecked by military rule?
The democracy icon says she wants to be president, but to get there, she’ll need some help from a tough crowd: military-appointed members of Parliament.
President Thein Sein gets all the praise, but he’s carrying out Than Shwe’s carefully planned transition.