To save Myanmar, first crush its economy
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Mark Brown is an independent policy analyst who has worked on Southeast Asian politics and economics over the past decade.
The aftermath of the Feb. 1 military coup in Myanmar has steadily paralyzed the country's economy, already crippled by harsh COVID-19 lockdown measures.
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