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Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
November 24, 2014
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
A UN initiative is trying to replace poppy cultivation with coffee in Myanmar.
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
American Foreign Policy and Myanmar’s Democratic Transition
November 24, 2014
American Foreign Policy and Myanmar’s Democratic Transition
Ensuring that political dialogue is maintained will be crucial for the transition.
American Foreign Policy and Myanmar’s Democratic Transition
Perhaps It's Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
November 23, 2014
Perhaps It's Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
Myanmar continues to backslide on reforms. It might be time to stop giving its leaders the benefit of the doubt.
Perhaps It's Time to Call It ‘Burma,’ Again
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
November 12, 2014
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
The iconic figure has signally failed the oppressed minorities who need her most.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
How to Measure the Success of Obama’s Trip to Asia
November 10, 2014
How to Measure the Success of Obama’s Trip to Asia
The U.S. president has the opportunity to score a number of economic and human-rights legacy achievements.
How to Measure the Success of Obama’s Trip to Asia
India’s ‘Look East’ Policy Begins with Myanmar
November 08, 2014
India’s ‘Look East’ Policy Begins with Myanmar
Modi’s visit highlights Myanmar as a first step in countering China.
India’s ‘Look East’ Policy Begins with Myanmar
Obama’s Myanmar Objectives
November 07, 2014
Obama’s Myanmar Objectives
The U.S. president will visit Myanmar next week. Here’s what to expect.
Obama’s Myanmar Objectives
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
November 06, 2014
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
Among the consequences of China's one child policy: a growing market for trafficked women.
Sex Trafficking and China’s One Child Policy
Myanmar's Opposition Leader and Military Chief Hold Unprecedented Talks
October 31, 2014
Myanmar's Opposition Leader and Military Chief Hold Unprecedented Talks
Myanmar's prominent opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and its military chief held talks for the first time.
Myanmar's Opposition Leader and Military Chief Hold Unprecedented Talks
Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines
October 25, 2014
Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines
Two murder cases with international significance will prove a test for the governments of Thailand and the Philippines.
Grisly Murders Stoke Political Controversies in Thailand and Philippines
Interview: The Stateless Rohingya
October 25, 2014
Interview: The Stateless Rohingya
The growing persecution of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.
Interview: The Stateless Rohingya
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
October 17, 2014
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
The country brings some baggage of its own to the Council.
Malaysia: How Will It Perform on the UN Security Council?
Myanmar’s Rohingya Apartheid
October 14, 2014
Myanmar’s Rohingya Apartheid
A new government strategy looks like a blueprint for additional ethnic cleansing.
Myanmar’s Rohingya Apartheid
Myanmar Government Releases 3,000 Prisoners
October 08, 2014
Myanmar Government Releases 3,000 Prisoners
The prisoner release follws up on an amnesty guarantee made by the government in 2013.
Myanmar Government Releases 3,000 Prisoners
Myanmar Insists Reforms Are Working
October 03, 2014
Myanmar Insists Reforms Are Working
Myanmar is changing, argues the foreign minister. Not fast enough, respond the critics.
Myanmar Insists Reforms Are Working
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
September 24, 2014
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
Following a potentially significant change in U.S. policy, what comes next for the Central Asian country?
A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan
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