Hiccups in Myanmar peace effort

Jan 21, 2013, 5:20 PM EST
Myanmar's President Thein Sein (centre L) speaks with ethnic Kachin youths after a meeting.
REUTERS/Soe Zeya

As it struggles to move toward political and economic modernity, Myanmar is sending mixed signals on how willing it is to make concessions to Kachin Independence Army (KIA) rebels.

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