Not only can the military be counted on being a veto player at least some of the time, a point we will return to later, but these recent developments—which the UN has labeled “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”—have also raised considerable doubt as to whether Aung San Suu Kyi will, in fact, stick out her neck to promote peace. Her renewed failure to speak out on behalf of the persecuted Rohingya has frustrated, even infuriated, many of her supporters, and some critics have gone as far as to suggest that her Nobel Peace Prize be rescinded. At this point, her prolonged silence is difficult to read, and it seems impossible to know whether it indicates indifference, cowardice, or a carefully calculated long-term strategy to promote peac