A protester in Tokyo holds a placard demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against Myanmar’s military coup on Thursday. Photo: Reuters A protester in Tokyo holds a placard demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against Myanmar’s military coup on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
A protester in Tokyo holds a placard demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against Myanmar’s military coup on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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Myanmar coup: US sanctions seen as no big deal without Asia’s support, say analysts

  • Without India, Japan and Myanmar’s fellow Asean members, Washington’s ability to punish the junta for seizing power looks limited
  • Business interests, non-interference policies and an unwillingness to burn bridges could hinder Asian neighbours from taking meaningful action

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A protester in Tokyo holds a placard demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against Myanmar’s military coup on Thursday. Photo: Reuters A protester in Tokyo holds a placard demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against Myanmar’s military coup on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
A protester in Tokyo holds a placard demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against Myanmar’s military coup on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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