Thein Sein should send Suu Kyi to Rakhine
The democracy icon could be the best hope for defusing tensions in the embattled state, boosting the prime minister's standing and keeping Myanmar solidly on the path to reform
Aung San Suu Kyi has been more successful in mobilising Myanmar's people for change than any figure in recent history.
LEFT TO BURN: Smoke rises from burning houses in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine state in June.
Through her perseverance, she convinced her compatriots that with time, effort and unity of purpose, reform really was possible. The odds were long, but eventually she won and was proved right.
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