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
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Democratic Myopia
April 01, 2016
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Democratic Myopia
The icon should avoid obsessing about the presidency at the expense of other democratic performs.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Democratic Myopia
Aiding a Few Good Men (and Women) in the New Myanmar
March 31, 2016
Aiding a Few Good Men (and Women) in the New Myanmar
Foreign assistance for training lawmakers needs to be more focused.
Aiding a Few Good Men (and Women) in the New Myanmar
Assessing Myanmar’s New Cabinet
March 29, 2016
Assessing Myanmar’s New Cabinet
Several proposed cabinet selections are worrying.
Assessing Myanmar’s New Cabinet
Southeast Asia's 'Proxy' Presidents
March 22, 2016
Southeast Asia's 'Proxy' Presidents
Myanmar isn’t the first case where a Southeast Asian country has recently been led by an alleged ‘proxy.’
Southeast Asia's 'Proxy' Presidents
What Challenges Face Myanmar's First Civilian President in 53 Years?
March 17, 2016
What Challenges Face Myanmar's First Civilian President in 53 Years?
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the challenges facing Htin Kyaw, Japan-Philippines ties, and North Korea.
What Challenges Face Myanmar's First Civilian President in 53 Years?
The Truth About Myanmar’s Rohingya Issue
March 05, 2016
The Truth About Myanmar’s Rohingya Issue
It is much more complex than is often portrayed by some.
The Truth About Myanmar’s Rohingya Issue
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