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Myanmar slipping on several fronts

Myanmar suffered a kind of paralysis in 2017. Bureaucracies ground to a crawl; the economy teetered; forward momentum on democratization ceased. When the Rohingya crisis exploded in August, all the worst tendencies and choices of the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government were exacerbated and intensified, a trend expected to carry over into 2018. This […]