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From Icon to Politician: As Myanmar Changes, So Does Suu Kyi

When Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi spoke warmly on a recent radio show about a critical meeting that followed her landslide election victory, she was referring to talks with the very man who had detained her for 15 years. Listeners might have been surprised by the Nobel peace laureate's gentle tone towards Than Shwe, former head of the junta that ruled Myanmar for nearly half a century. But it was just one of several conciliatory gestures Suu Kyi has made towards her one-time...

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