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U Than Shwe Shows His Hand 

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Commentary
The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.

The Power Behind the Robe

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From the Archive
On the 11th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, we revisit this story from October 2007, in which the editor explained why Burma’s generals fear the influence of the Sangha.