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2.01 - “It is not power that corrupts but fear”

Released Monday, 8th February 2021
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This week on how did it come to this? East India Company, British colonies, military juntas, democratic elections, civil wars and numerous name changes. The little country in South East Asia known as Myanmar has become the focus this week of international attention after the military once again seized power from the elected government, making it the 5th Coup since 1960. Why has the former British colony become so unstable? How can a military be so powerful? What has the international community done to help? Why do the Generals hate Aung San Suu Kyi so much? Will the Burmese people ever see peace? And ultimately how did it come to this?