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Army general to face court-martial, possible life sentence, over sexual misconduct charges – The Washington Post

WASHINGTON — An Army general will face court-martial on a series of sexual misconduct charges, including forcible sodomy, in connection with several illicit affairs, and could receive life in prison if convicted, the Army said Tuesday. Included in the allegations against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair are that he carried on …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Buddhism Problem – By William McGowan | Foreign Policy

Why isn’t Burma’s democracy icon speaking up for minorities — and against her country’s nationalistic, racist, xenophobic, and occasionally violent Buddhist majority? During her long struggle against Burma’s generals, pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has leaned heavily on her Buddhist faith. She has extolled the religion for allowing her …