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Will Myanmar's messy reform process work? History says yes

Following is my piece on Myanmar's democratic transition, just published (2/10/2015) by the Nikkei Asian Review. I invite you to leave your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Is Myanmar on an unstoppable path to political reform, peace and democracy that will culminate later this year in a free election likely to bring the opposition to power? Read more about Will Myanmar's messy reform process work? History says yes

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Let me know your thoughts about this piece. Keith

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China bets on a nuclear future

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The meltdown in 2011 at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility led to an extremely rare occurrence next door in China: the ruling Communist Party briefly bowed to public opinion.


Fear of radiation drifting from the crippled power station across the sea ran so high that in Shanghai, residents caused a run on pharmacies, stocking up on iodine tablets and face masks. Airport and seaport customs officials began radiation checks on goods and people arriving from Japan. In Heilongjiang province, authorities began testing radiation levels in the air. Read more about China bets on a nuclear future

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