Migrant Labor Activists Plan for the 2020 Election in Myanmar
August 06, 2016
Migrant Labor Activists Plan for the 2020 Election in Myanmar
Over two million Burmese migrants in Thailand were left out of Myanmar's 2015 election. Will it happen again in 2020?
Migrant Labor Activists Plan for the 2020 Election in Myanmar
The Problem With the 21st Century Panglong Conference
August 06, 2016
The Problem With the 21st Century Panglong Conference
Before it even convenes, Aung San Suu Kyi's high-profile peace process effort is facing stumbling blocks.
The Problem With the 21st Century Panglong Conference
Myanmar Grapples With Unifying Its Core and Periphery
July 27, 2016
Myanmar Grapples With Unifying Its Core and Periphery
The challenges of forging federalism in Myanmar will be evident at upcoming talks in August.
Myanmar Grapples With Unifying Its Core and Periphery
Solving Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts: A Proposal
June 11, 2016
Solving Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts: A Proposal
Aung San Suu Kyi can take advantage of her personal and political authority to forge a lasting peace in Myanmar.
Solving Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts: A Proposal
Will Genocide Be the True Cost of State Building in Myanmar?
June 02, 2016
Will Genocide Be the True Cost of State Building in Myanmar?
To govern, Aung San Suu Kyi seems prepared to turn a blind eye to the Rohingya issue.
Will Genocide Be the True Cost of State Building in Myanmar?
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
May 26, 2016
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
Unlike other female political leaders in Asia, Tsai does not belong to a political dynasty.
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
May 17, 2016
Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
The saintly status surrounding Suu Kyi has led to tunnel vision in the NLD and the international community.
Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Brand Is a Double-Edged Sword
May 14, 2016
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Brand Is a Double-Edged Sword
Myanmar is being overwhelmed by foreign investments before its new government has built up the capacity to receive them.
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Brand Is a Double-Edged Sword
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's Transition: The 'Fun' Part is Over
April 30, 2016
Myanmar's Transition: The 'Fun' Part is Over
No matter how the United States and Myanmar choose to proceed, continued reform will be messy.
Myanmar's Transition: The 'Fun' Part is Over
'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar
April 29, 2016
'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar
"We want to declare to the U.S. embassy and to all the other countries, there are no Rohingya in our country."
'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Pushes for Peace With Ethnic Rebels
April 26, 2016
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Pushes for Peace With Ethnic Rebels
Hopes have been renewed that a permanent deal may finally be reached between the new government and holdout militias.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Pushes for Peace With Ethnic Rebels
Will New Faces Test ASEAN Unity at the Ministers' Meeting?
April 22, 2016
Will New Faces Test ASEAN Unity at the Ministers' Meeting?
High turnover in the AMM could impact the “we feeling” -- and ASEAN unity over issues like the South China Sea.
Will New Faces Test ASEAN Unity at the Ministers' Meeting?
Troubling Early Signs in Myanmar’s New Government
April 13, 2016
Troubling Early Signs in Myanmar’s New Government
Suu Kyi's dominance, dubious credentials, and a muddled platform are worrying some observers.
Troubling Early Signs in Myanmar’s New Government
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Hosts Chinese Foreign Minister
April 07, 2016
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Hosts Chinese Foreign Minister
China and Myanmar are trying to turn over a new leaf in their recently troubled relationship.
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Hosts Chinese Foreign Minister
India’s Chance at a New Beginning With Democratic Myanmar
April 05, 2016
India’s Chance at a New Beginning With Democratic Myanmar
In Myanmar, India's conscience and interests may finally be aligning.
India’s Chance at a New Beginning With Democratic Myanmar
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