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A nation at the crossroads

New book takes a cautiously optimistic view of Myanmar's opening up

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  • Writer: Zhang Qi
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If you've been struck dumb by the dramatic changes that have been taking place in Myanmar since last year _ overwhelmed by the positive global responses towards the junta's reforms, and feeling a budding sense of optimism _ you may need a book like Burma: A Nation At The Crossroads, by Benedict Rogers. 

Though trying to present a "holistic" introduction, Rogers _ a Christian Solidarity Worldwide human rights observer who specialises in East Asia _ challenges us with the bitter Myanmar.

Those hoping to find travel tips or hints on investment opportunities can skip it and read something else.

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