A Tale of Two Presidential Aspirants: Hillary Clinton and Aung San Suu Kyi

Commentaries and Op-eds April, 2015, The Lowy Interpreter

Hillary Clinton’s presidential tilt is now official. It comes as little surprise for most in the US but it is sure to have some effect in Myanmar, where Clinton, as Secretary of State, threw her lot behind the opening of the country.

As Myanmar’s November elections near, there is increasing worry that the country is backsliding on its reforms. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who Clinton has supported vigorously, still faces an uphill battle to even run in her country’s November election….

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