The U.S. and the EU employ sanctions to encourage regime change in Burma. This policy ignores serious problems of state capacity that impede a transition to democracy and would plague any transitional regime. Engagement with the current regime on issues of state capacity would improve the chances for a transition.
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Research Article| August 01 2005
Is Regime Change Enough for Burma? The Problem of State Capacity
Asian Survey (2005) 45 (4): 622–644.
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Neil A. Englehart; Is Regime Change Enough for Burma? The Problem of State Capacity. Asian Survey 1 August 2005; 45 (4): 622–644. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2005.45.4.622
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