Myanmar Explained: How A Coup Followed Unproven Allegations Of Voter Fraud

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Myanmar Explained: How A Coup Followed Unproven Allegations Of Voter Fraud

For months, Myanmar’s military party has claimed — without evidence — that its poor performance in the country’s November parliamentary elections was the result of voter fraud. This week, when the new Parliament was scheduled to convene, the military launched a coup, detaining top civilian officials including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

Michael Sullivan reports from Thailand on the uncertainty over what happens next. Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria explains why the coup represents a test for the Biden administration. Zakaria is the author of Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.

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