“Myanmar needs time” says transitional military gov’t

A New York Times op-ed by former Admiral Soe Thein, who holds the role of what I think is the equivalent of Chief-of-Staff to the President, under the transitional government. He makes some fair points:

What we want more than anything is that friends of Myanmar around the world understand the nuances of what is happening and be aware of the big picture: that we are a small nation between giant neighbors, poor and isolated for decades, with entrenched systems and views that have grown up over generations, now trying decisively to move toward peace and democracy. It is a grand experiment, but we are determined to succeed.

Bill Humphrey

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