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Mandalay, Nov. 13, 2015: A woman sells T-shirts of Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the National League for Democracy party (source: dpa)

Ethnic strife continues to stymie Myanmar’s economic potential

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has seen decades of ethnic conflict and corrupt military rule stifle its considerable economic prospects. With an advantageous geographic location, abundant natural resources and ample labor force, Myanmar has the ingredients needed to become a regional economic power. A win by pro-democracy groups in last November’s elections offers a...
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