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Myanmar's Media in Chains
August 10, 2017
Myanmar's Media in Chains
Myanmar has a new democratic government. So why are journalists being treated like criminals?
Myanmar's Media in Chains
Why India Isn't Really 'Acting East' in Myanmar
July 15, 2017
Why India Isn't Really 'Acting East' in Myanmar
New Delhi has a lot left to do to actually realize its grand ambitions.
Why India Isn't Really 'Acting East' in Myanmar
Why Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom
July 11, 2017
Why Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom
The current government's approach looks eerily familiar.
Why Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom
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
Myanmar's Rohingya Crackdown 'Crimes Against Humanity': Top UN Official
March 16, 2017
Myanmar's Rohingya Crackdown 'Crimes Against Humanity': Top UN Official
Rapporteur says Aung San Suu Kyi must answer for atrocities.
Myanmar's Rohingya Crackdown 'Crimes Against Humanity': Top UN Official
The Cowardice of Aung San Suu Kyi
March 01, 2017
The Cowardice of Aung San Suu Kyi
Is The Lady still a champion of rights and democracy?
The Cowardice of Aung San Suu Kyi
Governing Myanmar
February 24, 2017
Governing Myanmar
The NLD government’s first year in office was difficult, and more challenges remain ahead.
Governing Myanmar
Stop Pretending Myanmar Is a Democracy
November 23, 2016
Stop Pretending Myanmar Is a Democracy
The world should stop pretending that Myanmar's military is no longer committing rights abuses.
Stop Pretending Myanmar Is a Democracy
Time for Suu Kyi’s Second Revolution in Myanmar
November 22, 2016
Time for Suu Kyi’s Second Revolution in Myanmar
She and her party must complete the work that they have only just begun.
Time for Suu Kyi’s Second Revolution in Myanmar
The Key to Jumpstarting Myanmar’s Economy: Electricity
August 11, 2016
The Key to Jumpstarting Myanmar’s Economy: Electricity
Accelerated investment in the power grid will produce quick economic dividends and attract foreign investment.
The Key to Jumpstarting Myanmar’s Economy: Electricity
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
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
With Presidential Vote Looming, Myanmar Stares at Uncharted Waters
March 02, 2016
With Presidential Vote Looming, Myanmar Stares at Uncharted Waters
While many issues remain unresolved between the military and Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, further democratization is possible in the Southeast Asian country.
With Presidential Vote Looming, Myanmar Stares at Uncharted Waters
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Post-Election Role Remains Uncertain
February 25, 2016
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Post-Election Role Remains Uncertain
There are still lingering questions about what the opposition leader's political future will be.
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Post-Election Role Remains Uncertain
Like South Africa After Mandela, Myanmar Needs Many Real Leaders--Not Just One
February 20, 2016
Like South Africa After Mandela, Myanmar Needs Many Real Leaders--Not Just One
Aung San Suu Kyi’s singular leadership could lead to the same sense of unrealized dreams that has befallen South Africa.
Like South Africa After Mandela, Myanmar Needs Many Real Leaders--Not Just One
Myanmar’s New Parliament Convenes With Looming President Selection
February 02, 2016
Myanmar’s New Parliament Convenes With Looming President Selection
First parliamentary session held, with a vote on a new president expected next month.
Myanmar’s New Parliament Convenes With Looming President Selection
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