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The Lady’s Fall From Grace

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Far from opposing the Burmese military’s attacks on the country's Rohingya minority, which has created a refugee crisis for neighboring Bangladesh, Aung San Suu Kyi has blamed the attacks on Muslim terrorists and appeared impotent in damping down ethnic tensions.

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