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Myanmar country profile
Various ethnic Burmese and ethnic minority city-states or kingdoms occupied the present borders through the 19th century, and several minority ethnic groups continue to maintain independent armies and control territory within the country today, in opposition to the central government. NE WIN dominated the government from tofirst as military ruler, then as self-appointed president, and later as political kingpin. In response to widespread civil unrest, NE WIN resigned inbut within months the military crushed student-led protests and took power. Multiparty legislative elections in resulted in the main opposition party - the National League for Democracy NLD - winning a landslide victory.
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Old Burma hands write on the 'odd man out in Asia'
All rights reserved. Elephant skin is often sold as jewelry or promoted as a cure for ailments. In Mong La, a lawless town in Myanmar on the border with China, vendors sell it lower left alongside other illegal wildlife products, including ivory far right and pangolin scales lower bag.
Street corner in Yangon, Myanmar. This paper was first published by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and is posted with kind permission. ISROP's mandate is to provide the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada DFAIT with timely, high quality policy relevant research that will inform and support the development of Canada's international security policy in the areas of North American, regional and multilateral security and defence cooperation, non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament.