BURMA: The Army Takes Care

Troops in full battle dress moved into Rangoon police and government buildings one night last week. They mounted 2-in. guns around the capital's airfield, stopped all cars in the city and on major roads and searched them for hidden firearms. Then Premier U Nu, the dexterous little Buddhist who has presided over Burma's turbulent fortunes for almost all of its ten years of independence, went on the air and announced that he was resigning and had invited General Ne Win, chief of the armed forces, to head a nonparty government which would dissolve Parliament and "make arrangements essential for...

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