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Aung San Suu Kyi's Next Revolution

Myanmar's new government needs to focus on the economy.

First politics, now the economy.

Photographer: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images

In Myanmar’s fraught transition to civilian rule, two of the biggest political questions have been answered. The military permitted free elections, but it still won’t allow the leader of the victorious opposition, Aung San Suu Kyi, to become president. Now, with Suu Kyi’s childhood friend and political ally newly elected to that office, the new government needs to turn its focus to the economy.

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