Myanmar’s ambitious new president pushing for changes to military-drafted constitution

8 May
Myanmar’s President Win Myint (photo credit: Hein Htet / EPA-EFE)
Myanmar’s President Win Myint (photo credit: Hein Htet / EPA-EFE)
Newly appointed President Win Myint’s strident talk of amending Myanmar’s military-drafted constitution has set the former speaker on a collision course with the nation’s most heavily entrenched interests. “[The military] must be prepared to deal with a more ambitious president,” China-based Myanmar analyst Liu Yun told the South China Morning Post. “Win Myint will lead this country not only as a president empowered by the constitution, but also a successor to ‘the Lady’.”
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