Tag Archives: Min Aung Hlaing

‘The emperor has no clothes’: Myanmar’s junta still fighting for legitimacy

Days before Myanmar’s February 1 coup last year, mixed signals from the military over its planned course of action had prominent observers and journalists in the Southeast Asian nation scrambling for answers.With murmurs circulating that the military chief, Min Aung Hlaing, was deeply unhappy with civilian leader Aung San Suu …

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Asean divided over Myanmar as group postpones year’s first meeting

Unresolved differences about engagement with Myanmar’s military rulers are causing discord among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), diplomats and government officials say, as a ministers’ meeting set for this week was pushed back.The friction follows a tumultuous final few months of 2021 after Asean took the unprecedented step …

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