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The coup launched by Myanmar’s military in the dawn hours Monday morning should have been no surprise. Unrest in the armed forces, known as the Tatmadaw, had been mounting since its political party was crushed in last November’s general elections.

Nevertheless, most of the world was taken aback by the move and the subsequent declaration of a state of emergency. Friends of Myanmar must denounce the coup and demand a return to democratic rule without delay.

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