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    Guarded optimism for Myanmar reforms

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    After 60 years of dictatorship, the government of Myanmar has started to some political prisoners and engaged in talks with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Some in the country, however, are dubious about the changes, asking why now and whether the proposed changes will endure in a nation that has seen its share of bloody uprisings.

    Within the government however, officials say recent changes in the country are part of a planned gradual transition of power.

    Al Jazeera's Aela Callan reports from Yangon.