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Burma and Superpower Rivalries in the Asia Pacific

@inproceedings{Selth2012BurmaAS,
  title={Burma and Superpower Rivalries in the Asia Pacific},
  author={Andrew Selth},
  year={2012}
}
The Western democracies have declared that their strong stances against the current military regime in Burma* reflect principled stands against the 1988 massacres of pro-democracy demonstrators, the failure of the regime to recognize the results of the 1990 general elections (which resulted in a landslide victory for the main opposition parties), and the regime’s continuing human rights abuses. Yet it can be argued that such a strong and sustained position would have been less likely had the… 
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