Shwe Mann speaks to media outside the first session of the new parliament in 2016. Photo: Xinhua
Cyril Pereira
Opinion

Opinion

Cyril Pereira

The inside story of Myanmar’s troubled transition to democracy

  • Lieutenant Colonel Ye Htut charts the end of military rule in Myanmar, as well as the internal power struggles that undermined it
  • When General Than Shwe retired in 2011, he named Thein Sein as his successor, placing him on a collision course with Shwe Mann
Shwe Mann speaks to media outside the first session of the new parliament in 2016. Photo: Xinhua
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