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Weekly Roundup: Burma Emerges

Burma: On the Threshold of Democracy? Civil society showed its force this week in Burma.  The people’s call for a more democratic nation finally came through when Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy won 43 of the 45 seats available for...
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