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It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw
May 11, 2017
It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw
Formerly a global pariah, the Burmese military now enjoys a growing embrace by the West and public support at home.
It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw
Myanmar's Forgotten Refugees
April 11, 2017
Myanmar's Forgotten Refugees
Overshadowed by other crises around the world, 100,000 refugees are stranded in camps along the Thai-Myanmar border.
Myanmar's Forgotten Refugees
Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
March 22, 2017
Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
Myanmar's rapid transformation, as seen in the commercial capital of Yangon.
Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
March 09, 2017
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
The government declared the clearance operation over last month – it’s not so simple.
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
China's Myanmar Dam Hypocrisy
January 28, 2017
China's Myanmar Dam Hypocrisy
China is preserving the ecology of the Nu River within its borders. Downstream in Myanmar, it's a different story.
China's Myanmar Dam Hypocrisy
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
January 18, 2017
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Decades of persecution have left the Rohingya on the brink of genocide.
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
January 07, 2017
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
Getting to the bottom of the Rohingya insurgency's alleged links to transnational terrorism.
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
December 06, 2016
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
Cynicism and denial hold sway in Myanmar, even as children's lives are put at risk.
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
November 18, 2016
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
Myanmar looks to be on the path to a prosperous future and a fast-growing, dynamic economy.
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
October 30, 2016
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
Much of the speculation about the recent attacks miss a simple truth about the plight of the Rohingya.
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
The Trouble With India's Projects in Myanmar
September 21, 2016
The Trouble With India's Projects in Myanmar
India has great ambitions for infrastructure construction in Myanmar, but falls short in implementation.
The Trouble With India's Projects in Myanmar
The Rohingya and Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
May 04, 2016
The Rohingya and Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
The democratic icon’s party won a major victory last year. Will it help a beleaguered minority?
The Rohingya and Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
Myanmar: The Dawei Special Economic Zone
April 11, 2016
Myanmar: The Dawei Special Economic Zone
Amid delays, local opposition to the project is growing.
Myanmar: The Dawei Special Economic Zone
Kokang Refugees in China
April 08, 2016
Kokang Refugees in China
Having fled from the ethnic conflict in Myanmar, the refugees face an uncertain future.
Kokang Refugees in China
Will Myanmar Backslide on Human Rights?
March 29, 2016
Will Myanmar Backslide on Human Rights?
History is not encouraging.
Will Myanmar Backslide on Human Rights?
Kaw Thoo Lei: ‘A Peaceful Land’
January 26, 2016
Kaw Thoo Lei: ‘A Peaceful Land’
Myanmar's Karen minority continue to fight for sovereignty over their territory.
Kaw Thoo Lei: ‘A Peaceful Land’
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