Myanmar in 2010: Doors open, doors close

Sean Turnell*

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The dominant issue in Myanmar throughout 2010 was the elections finally held on November 7. These were the culmination of the ruling junta's roadmap toward "disciplined democracy" but were neither free nor fair. A major development the same month was the release from house arrest of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, which drew worldwide attention. Myanmar's economy continued to underperform.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-154
Number of pages7
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

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Published as Asian Survey, Vol 51, No.1, pp. 148-154. © [2011] by the Regents of the University of California. Copying and permissions notice: Authorization to copy this content beyond fair use (as specified in Sections 107 and 108 of the U. S. Copyright Law) for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by the Regents of the University of California for libraries and other users, provided that they are registered with and pay the specified fee via Rightslink® on [Caliber (] or directly with the Copyright Clearance Center,


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