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The Diplomat: Without State Reform, Myanmar Isn't Going Anywhere Fast

Without a revamp to its archaic state apparatus, Myanmar isn’t going anywhere fast. De-facto ruler Aung San Suu Kyi may have been lambasted for the slow pace of economic reforms, alongside a stalling peace process, but the reality for those losing patience is that anyone in power would have their capacity severely restrained by an inept, corrupt, and bloated bureaucracy underneath....

(Myanmar's President-elect Win Myint, left, with leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, enters Parliament to take the oath of office in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Friday, March 30, 2018. Myanmar sworn Win Myint, a longtime Suu Kyi loyalist, as the country's new president, who will continue his predecessor's deference to her as the nation's de facto leader. Image Credit: AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

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