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New Delhi’s Tatmadaw Conundrum
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New Delhi’s Tatmadaw Conundrum

The military takeover in Myanmar has put New Delhi in a complex situation as its reluctance to condemn and disregard the military regime can be seen from different perspectives which is sacrosanct for India’s security challenges. Internal stability in Myanmar becomes an important factor as it is the only Southeast Asian country sharing a land border with India which makes it an important player in the smooth facilitation of India’s Act East Policy. Myanmar has not been able to come out of its 'Golden Triangle Trap’ (infamous drug-producing region) while New Delhi cannot remain fully mute with regard to the human rights issue in the neighbouring country. New Delhi can play an important role as the regional peacemaker by involving many like-minded countries to bring the different w...