What makes this Myanmar coup different

Morten B. Pedersen, Australian Strategic Policy Institute|

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The dominant response to the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February has been, ‘Here we go again.’ Media commentary has highlighted the strong similarities between recent events and the 1988 coup, explained by the supposedly incorrigible and unrepentant nature of the military (the Tatmadaw). The foreign policy debates of the 1990s are echoing through time with strident calls for sanctions and more muted warnings (mostly in private, but with no less urgency) of the serious harm further isolation of this long-suffering country could do.


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