Over at the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter “blog/zine hybrid”, Andrew Selth has a neat overview of recent events in and around Burma. Selth’s take-home message comes right at the end:

Increasingly…it is being understood that foreign powers are likely to have only limited influence in Burma. Real and lasting change will have to come from the Burmese themselves, and from within the country.

He also has a new paper titled “Burma and the Threat of Invasion: Regime Fantasy or Strategic Reality?

Anyone who follows these or these discussions may find it educational.