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Optimism Follows Meeting of Myanmar’s Political Heavyweights

Myanmar’s political transition took another step forward last week when opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy Party swept last month’s elections, met with former dictator General Than Shwe. Details of the secretive meeting of last Friday between former dictator Than Shwe and Aung San Suu Kyi — Myanmar’s prospective national leader — came through the general's grandson, Nay Shwe Thway Aung, by way of his Facebook social media page. Thway...

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