The regime’s recent reshuffling of its council members this month proves there is disharmony even at the highest level of management. Yet, Min Aung Hlaing appears to convey a sense of concern for the country by making what seems like a sacrifice—removing his most trusted major generals. This could easily paint a convenient picture for the international community, suggesting that he is working towards the country’s development but merely holds peculiar opinions.
Let’s not be fooled by this, the regime’s forced removal of the elected government in the first place is not an honest mistake. Historically, the military has never had the country’s best interests at its heart. At best, it will make its circle richer and richer. This instance demonstrates that Min Aung Hlaing is inclined to make his inner circle smaller and wealthier. Hence, don’t even try to help the military find light. Help the mandated government in NUG, and help the people.
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