The (Few) Generals That Don’t Exit in Myanmar
November 20, 2015
The (Few) Generals That Don’t Exit in Myanmar
Myanmar's military took a bashing in the polls on November 8, but it will continue to play a role in politics.
The (Few) Generals That Don’t Exit in Myanmar
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
September 23, 2015
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
As Myanmar approaches a historic election, things appear stable, though uncertainty persists.
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia
August 11, 2015
The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia
In just three months, the Imperial Japanese Army ended 150 years of European domination of Asia.
The 100 Days That Ended the ‘White Man’s Burden’ in Asia
Is Myanmar Approaching Genocide?
May 04, 2015
Is Myanmar Approaching Genocide?
A recent report suggests that the Rohingya could become the target of further mass atrocities.
Is Myanmar Approaching Genocide?
Aung San Suu Kyi's Advisor Leaves a Broad Legacy in Myanmar
April 23, 2015
Aung San Suu Kyi's Advisor Leaves a Broad Legacy in Myanmar
A year after the Burmese journalist and long-time political prisoner Win Tin passed away, mourners gather to remember him.
Aung San Suu Kyi's Advisor Leaves a Broad Legacy in Myanmar
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
April 03, 2015
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
In Mandalay, hundreds gathered to hear talks by Burmese and international authors.
Post-Censorship, Myanmar’s Literary World Awakens
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
Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home
August 17, 2014
Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home
Now a magnet for foreign investors, Myanmar’s challenge is to ensure the investment benefits the nation.
Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home
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
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?
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
January 11, 2014
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
All around the world China's support for authoritarian states is backfiring.
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
Burma’s Treasure Hunt: $10M Expedition to Recover World’s Largest Bell
October 29, 2013
Burma’s Treasure Hunt: $10M Expedition to Recover World’s Largest Bell
Also: No “monkey business” in Jakarta, Ke$ha banned in Malaysia.
Burma’s Treasure Hunt: $10M Expedition to Recover World’s Largest Bell
Burma's President Will Not Run In 2015 Elections
October 26, 2013
Burma's President Will Not Run In 2015 Elections
Thein Sein has chosen not to run in the 2015 elections. Can Myanmar find a visionary leader to replace him?
Burma's President Will Not Run In 2015 Elections
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
August 01, 2013
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
China is hoping to put a new face on its investments in Myanmar. Will history continue to haunt it?
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
The Mad Monks of Myanmar
July 09, 2013
The Mad Monks of Myanmar
In this photo essay, The Diplomat offers a close-up look at the anti-Muslim 969 movement on the rise in Myanmar today.
The Mad Monks of Myanmar
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
May 30, 2013
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
Plans to revive Burma’s two-child limit for Muslim Rohingyas has sparked staunch opposition on moral grounds.
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
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