Myanmar: How the military still controls the country, not Aung San Suu Kyi – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Finally a bit of truth about who is in control of what in Myanmar!

While Ms Suu Kyi’s party can easily pass normal legislation, the army bloc makes it almost impossible to amend the constitution.Importantly, that constitution makes sure the military keeps control of the three key ministries — Defence, Border and Home Affairs.Unlike Australia, where the Prime Minister is the commander-in-chief, Myanmar’s army operates completely independently of the Government.The guns and the borders are the exclusive realm of the Generals.Then there’s the Home Ministry.

Source: Myanmar: How the military still controls the country, not Aung San Suu Kyi – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)