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Robert Taylor: Myanmar's military preserves its autonomy, for now

Myanmar's constitution, under which the current administration of President Thein Sein was created in 2011, has all the characteristics of a modern republic, but regime opponents see the continued autonomy of the army -- and its political role -- as anomalies. The result has been faltering efforts to amend the constitution, many of them aimed at reducing the role of the military before elections later this year.

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