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Few Signs of Support for Changing Burma's Constitution

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi is the country’s most well-known politician, but she faces legal challenges in her widely anticipated bid to run for president in elections next year. A constitutional clause forbids candidates whose spouses or children are foreign citizens. There is pressure to change the measure, but there may not be enough support to make it happen. Burma’s constitution, ratified by the military-ruled government in 2008 is notoriously difficult to amend. It also contains a...

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