Aung San Suu Kyi, right, with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on January 18. Photo: EPA-EFE
Aung San Suu Kyi, right, with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on January 18. Photo: EPA-EFE
Yun Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Yun Sun

Why China sees difficult choices in Myanmar’s political realities

  • It is inconceivable that Beijing would have supported a coup; in fact it worked well with democratic icon Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Two factors will haunt China’s calculations as it navigates Myanmar’s new politics, says Yun Sun

Aung San Suu Kyi, right, with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on January 18. Photo: EPA-EFE
Aung San Suu Kyi, right, with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on January 18. Photo: EPA-EFE
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