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Between China And India Lies Myanmar's Future

Myanmar mostly makes news in the West these days with blood and iron, when the brutal military regime cracks down on monks and others protesting for democracy. Weekend Edition host Scott Simon chats with Thant Myint-U, author of Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia, who says the country may have a bright and bold future as a bridge between China and India's growing economies.

Duration: 6:23
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The Leonard Lopate Show: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia

Thant Myint-U describes the remote region suddenly a geopolitical center of the world—Burma, where Asia’s great powers appear to be vying for supremacy. Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia looks at the ways China and India are becoming exposed to each other as never before, and how the basic shift in geography will lead to unprecedented connections among the three billion people of Southeast Asia and the Far East.

Duration: 35:43
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Thant Myint-U on recent developments in Burma

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance interviews guest lecturer Thant Myint-U about the future of democracy in Burma and the region.

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