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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
Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar
April 15, 2017
Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar
Don't rush to judgement on Aung San Suu Kyi just yet.
Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar
Time For Myanmar’s New Government to Get Back on Track
April 12, 2017
Time For Myanmar’s New Government to Get Back on Track
Though the NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi have had a disappointing year, there are some steps they can take to get back on track.
Time For Myanmar’s New Government to Get Back on Track
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
Genocide or Not, Time to Act on Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
January 05, 2017
Genocide or Not, Time to Act on Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
Arguments over terminology aside, ongoing atrocities need to stop.
Genocide or Not, Time to Act on Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis
Myanmar’s Foreign Policy Rebalance
September 10, 2016
Myanmar’s Foreign Policy Rebalance
The country’s shift in its alignments is about more than just China and the United States.
Myanmar’s Foreign Policy Rebalance
Why Myanmar Can’t ‘Forgive and Forget’ Military Abuses
March 29, 2016
Why Myanmar Can’t ‘Forgive and Forget’ Military Abuses
Aung San Suu Kyi's approach will both prevent justice for victims and allow a culture of impunity to continue.
Why Myanmar Can’t ‘Forgive and Forget’ Military Abuses
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?
Myanmar’s Contradictory Message on Political Prisoners
January 26, 2016
Myanmar’s Contradictory Message on Political Prisoners
The revolving door of releases and convictions continues.
Myanmar’s Contradictory Message on Political Prisoners
Myanmar's Government Is Persecuting Muslims Through Court Convictions
December 18, 2015
Myanmar's Government Is Persecuting Muslims Through Court Convictions
There has been continued persecution of the Muslim community in the country – particularly against the Rohingya.
Myanmar's Government Is Persecuting Muslims Through Court Convictions
The Future of Democracy and Human Rights in Myanmar
August 01, 2015
The Future of Democracy and Human Rights in Myanmar
The Diplomat talks with Delphine Schrank about Myanmar's trajectory.
The Future of Democracy and Human Rights in Myanmar
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
May 15, 2015
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
Up to 10,000 refugees may be adrift off the coast of Southeast Asian states without food or water.
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
Another Way Forward for Myanmar
May 14, 2014
Another Way Forward for Myanmar
Its recent opening notwithstanding, Myanmar still has a long way to go when it comes to religious freedoms.
Another Way Forward for Myanmar
Myanmar’s ASEAN Chairmanship: Lessons from Cambodia
January 13, 2014
Myanmar’s ASEAN Chairmanship: Lessons from Cambodia
Will nascent reforms enable Myanmar to avoid a repeat of Cambodia’s notorious term?
Myanmar’s ASEAN Chairmanship: Lessons from Cambodia
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