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Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty
July 21, 2014
Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty
A massive campaign for constitutional reform has ended, with uncertain results.
Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty
U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma
July 18, 2014
U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma
The country has seen remarkable change, even if much more needs to be done.
U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma
The Meaning of the Mandalay Riots in Myanmar
July 12, 2014
The Meaning of the Mandalay Riots in Myanmar
The riot reveals interfaith tensions that threaten the country’s nascent democracy.
The Meaning of the Mandalay Riots in Myanmar
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
July 10, 2014
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
For the country’s working and middle classes, the Hambantota port development will have important consequences.
Sri Lanka: Export Powerhouse?
Myanmar: Displaced Kachin Face Bleak Future
July 10, 2014
Myanmar: Displaced Kachin Face Bleak Future
Many forced from their homes by fighting, conditions are grim for the Kachin people in north-eastern Myanmar.
Myanmar: Displaced Kachin Face Bleak Future
Julie Bishop’s Forward-Looking Trip to Myanmar
July 07, 2014
Julie Bishop’s Forward-Looking Trip to Myanmar
Australia has been stepping up its engagement with the emerging Southeast Asian country.
Julie Bishop’s Forward-Looking Trip to Myanmar
Is the EU Supporting Authoritarianism in Myanmar?
June 28, 2014
Is the EU Supporting Authoritarianism in Myanmar?
The military retains power, and critics claim that its reforms have been superficial.
Is the EU Supporting Authoritarianism in Myanmar?
Is the Thai Junta Targeting Cambodian Migrants?
June 26, 2014
Is the Thai Junta Targeting Cambodian Migrants?
The military could be cracking down on illegal migrants as part of a wider program.
Is the Thai Junta Targeting Cambodian Migrants?
Religious Extremists Target Myanmar Film Festival
June 25, 2014
Religious Extremists Target Myanmar Film Festival
Organizers withdraw a documentary about a friendship between a Buddhist and a Muslim following threats.
Religious Extremists Target Myanmar Film Festival
Burma to Purchase Chinese-Pakistani JF-17 Fighter Jets
June 25, 2014
Burma to Purchase Chinese-Pakistani JF-17 Fighter Jets
According to local media, Myanmar will become the first foreign purchaser of the Sino-Pakistan jointly produced fighter.
Burma to Purchase Chinese-Pakistani JF-17 Fighter Jets
Changing Dynamics in Myanmar Impact Bangladesh’s Geopolitics
June 23, 2014
Changing Dynamics in Myanmar Impact Bangladesh’s Geopolitics
Myanmar’s opening to democracy and investment are changing Bangladesh’s economic and security strategy.
Changing Dynamics in Myanmar Impact Bangladesh’s Geopolitics
ASEAN’s House of Horrors
June 13, 2014
ASEAN’s House of Horrors
A submission to the UN Human Rights Council calls out ASEAN countries for torture and extrajudicial killings.
ASEAN’s House of Horrors
Who Sold North Korea a New Anti-Ship Missile?
June 13, 2014
Who Sold North Korea a New Anti-Ship Missile?
North Korea’s new Kh-35 anti-ship missile threatens South Korean vessels. Who sold it to Pyongyang?
Who Sold North Korea a New Anti-Ship Missile?
Why Was Myanmar’s President Not Invited to Modi’s Swearing-In Ceremony?
June 03, 2014
Why Was Myanmar’s President Not Invited to Modi’s Swearing-In Ceremony?
What this tells us about India’s policy toward Southeast Asia
Why Was Myanmar’s President Not Invited to Modi’s Swearing-In Ceremony?
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
May 30, 2014
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
There has been a rise in Buddhist extremism in several Asian countries recently. Is there a link?
Connecting the Dots on Buddhist Fundamentalism
Rising Warriors: Women in Opposition Politics
May 29, 2014
Rising Warriors: Women in Opposition Politics
Women joining opposition parties shows the trajectory of political empowerment in Southeast Asia.
Rising Warriors: Women in Opposition Politics
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