The Armed Forces has been eying for a legitimate place in the Burmese government. Now, it will get it. With the final National Convention meeting beginning tomorrow, the Constitution will soon be put to referendum.
The basic principles, adopted by the National Convention in the 1990s, are the foundation of the new constitution. Reading what it has to say, the Burmese military will play an enormous role in the new government. It will have influence in all three branches of the government, in various ways.