Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: EPA

Suu Kyi voicing impossible dream to be president put leaders on spot

Most politicians coyly deny they want to lead their country until the last possible minute, but Myanmar's opposition leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, dispensed with the usual pleasantries and announced unequivocally her desire to be president two years before the 2015 poll.