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Suu Kyi an icon lacking political experience: analysts

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Aung San Suu Kyi may be one of the world's most renowned political activists, but when it comes to reviving her impoverished homeland, observers say the opposition leader will need help. 

Aung San Suu Kyi prays prior to speaking at American University in Washington, DC, on September 20. She may be one of the world's most renowned political activists, but when it comes to reviving her impoverished homeland, observers say the opposition leader will need help.

The Nobel laureate spent 15 of the last 23 years under house arrest, a sacrifice that has earned her deep respect both at home and abroad, as shown by the reception given to her in the United States this week.

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