The optimism surrounding the possibility of a democratic thaw in 2002 “was a mirage, a blip distracting attention from a more depressing long-term trend. … Burma's Asian neighbors, including democracies India and Thailand, increasingly are giving the junta free rein to dominate politics and abuse the citizenry.
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Research Article| April 01 2004
Gloomy Burmese Days
Current History (2004) 103 (672): 183–189.
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Joshua Kurlantzick; Gloomy Burmese Days. Current History 1 April 2004; 103 (672): 183–189. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.672.183
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