Burma’s new leader is vague about her plans to end decades of conflict, but some see new opportunities for peace under a democratically elected government.
The deal is far from being the nationwide ceasefire agreement the government has been trumpeting, says analyst Larry Jagan.
Daw Suu Kyi appears to have hit the campaign trail early, but controversial decisions made by NLD party leadership may backfire in the coming election.
“The question of succession has been resolved amicably, and Soe Win will take over as commander-in-chief of the military in July,” says analyst Larry Jagan.
There is little to suggest that Than Shwe’s parliament is anything more than a brain room for his thinly disguised military dictatorship
The real issue that concerns ASEAN may not be how to influence Burma’s elections, but how to present them as credible