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Indonesia Urges Myanmar to Create Safe Conditions for Rohingya Repatriation
January 22, 2021

Indonesia Urges Myanmar to Create Safe Conditions for Rohingya Repatriation

By Sebastian Strangio
Conditions in Rakhine State are unlikely to be amenable to the safe return of refugees any time soon.

Biden Administration to Probe Rohingya Genocide Claim
January 21, 2021

Biden Administration to Probe Rohingya Genocide Claim

By Sebastian Strangio
What would it mean for the U.S. government to officially declare the Myanmar atrocities "genocide"?
Beijing’s New Toys in Myanmar
January 11, 2021

Beijing’s New Toys in Myanmar

By Amara Thiha
Infrastructure is high on China's agenda in Myanmar, but it is also making headway in other important sectors.

Will Supplementary Elections Be Held in Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
January 11, 2021

Will Supplementary Elections Be Held in Myanmar’s Rakhine State?

By Sebastian Strangio
The Tatmadaw and Arakan Army are both in favor, but the ruling National League for Democracy remains hesitant.

Aung San Suu Kyi Announces Reboot to Myanmar Peace Process
January 07, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi Announces Reboot to Myanmar Peace Process

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite her promise to welcome new voices into the peace process, many fine-grained obstacles to progress remain.

The Tatmadaw’s Role in Myanmar’s New Politics 
December 30, 2020

The Tatmadaw’s Role in Myanmar’s New Politics 

By Amara Thiha
How has Myanmar’s military recalibrated its role in a changing political system?

Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar
December 24, 2020

Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar

By Gus Miclat
For a multicultural society like Myanmar, the greatest test of democracy is whether the government treats its minorities equal to the majority.
Report Details Military Links of Major Myanmar Telco Firm
December 21, 2020

Report Details Military Links of Major Myanmar Telco Firm

By Sebastian Strangio
Mytel, one of Myanmar's largest telecoms networks, functions as a major source of revenue for the Tatmadaw.

China Building Massive Myanmar Border Wall: Reports
December 17, 2020

China Building Massive Myanmar Border Wall: Reports

By Sebastian Strangio
Western coverage has framed the wall as an attempt to keep dissidents from fleeing the country. The reality is more complex.

Report Details Controversial Purchases of Myanmar’s Military
December 10, 2020

Report Details Controversial Purchases of Myanmar’s Military

By Sebastian Strangio
Some of the army's purchases could well be in violation of a European arms embargo.

China Aiding Rebel Groups in India’s Northeast: Report
December 09, 2020

China Aiding Rebel Groups in India’s Northeast: Report

By Abhijnan Rej
While Indian officials periodically raise the specter of China aiding insurgents along the India-Myanmar border, hard evidence to support these claims remains thin.
Ceasefire Raises Hopes of Elections in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
December 07, 2020

Ceasefire Raises Hopes of Elections in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Sebastian Strangio
The most important obstacle – a ceasefire – is now in place, but many more challenges remain.

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