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My Only Wish for 2019 Is…

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In this pre-election year, defenders of democracy must remain vigilant against any development that could disrupt preparations for the 2020 vote.

Criminals at Large

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Amid a flare of criticism of Yangon chief minister’s show of respect to the notorious former general, The Irrawaddy revisits a 2014 commentary on U Khin Nyunt’s insolence.

U Than Shwe Shows His Hand 

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