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Myanmar army continues to live in denial over abuses

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  • Writer: Brad Adams
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Myanmar's rapidly evolving political landscape produced another symbolic event at the recent Armed Forces Day parade. 

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attended for the first time, sitting alongside generals in the viewing stands as thousands of troops, tanks and missiles passed by.

An open question is who needed who more _ a deeply unpopular military seeking the aura of an international icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner, or a newly minted politician seeking to change constitutional provisions that currently bar her from running for president in 2015?

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