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Myanmar Military detains top leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi, declares emergency

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Amid the changing dynamics of the Indo-Pacific, the top leadership of Myanmar including leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint have been detained by the country's military in an early morning raid. The military has reportedly declared an emergency for a year following the coup. Tensions were building between the military leadership and the government as the army believed the recent elections were fraudulent.