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Myanmar Braces for Coronavirus Outbreak
March 28, 2020

Myanmar Braces for Coronavirus Outbreak

By Tej Parikh
Myanmar has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus. Can it prevent infections from exploding?

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Myanmar’s Armed Forces Soldier on
March 26, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Myanmar’s Armed Forces Soldier on

By Amara Thiha
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Tatmadaw had to postpone its 75th anniversary celebrations. But don’t let that distract from its still-central role in the nation.
Rohingya Diaspora: Transnational Identity in the Digital Age  
February 25, 2020

Rohingya Diaspora: Transnational Identity in the Digital Age  

By Abdul Aziz
Rohingyas abroad are using social media to draw attention to their cause -- and maintain their ethnic identity far away from home.

Myanmar’s India Balancing Act
February 21, 2020

Myanmar’s India Balancing Act

By Amara Thiha
Myanmar's president will soon visit India, keeping Naypyidaw's careful balance between India and China.

Strengthening Myanmar-Sri Lanka Bilateral Relations: A Primer
February 20, 2020

Strengthening Myanmar-Sri Lanka Bilateral Relations: A Primer

By Nathasha Fernando
From shared security concerns to their struggles with great power rivalries, Myanmar and Sri Lanka have a lot in common.

Myanmar’s Justice System Is Failing Survivors of Sexual Violence 
February 13, 2020

Myanmar’s Justice System Is Failing Survivors of Sexual Violence 

By Wai Wai Nu and Maggi Quadrini
Myanmar's judiciary is driven by stakeholders more interested in protecting perpetrators than victims. 

What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?
February 04, 2020

What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?

By Angshuman Choudhury
The ICJ verdict is an important first step toward ensuring that the Rohingya victims get some tangible justice.
After the ICJ Ruling, What Will the US Do for the Rohingya?
January 29, 2020

After the ICJ Ruling, What Will the US Do for the Rohingya?

By Adam Kiedrowski
The recent ruling against Myanmar should spark a stronger response from the United States.

Adding Myanmar to the Trump Travel Ban Would Be a Mistake
January 25, 2020

Adding Myanmar to the Trump Travel Ban Would Be a Mistake

By Daniel O'Connor
Such a move would only serve to push Myanmar further away from the U.S. – and toward China.

Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?
January 20, 2020

Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?

By Hunter Marston
Xi’s visit bolstered China-Myanmar ties, but the West can still compete.

Xi Seeks to Boost Belt and Road With Myanmar Visit
January 19, 2020

Xi Seeks to Boost Belt and Road With Myanmar Visit

By Eleanor Albert
Myanmar's government seems eager to embrace China again; the public may have more reservations.
Japan and Myanmar’s Toxic Friendship
January 15, 2020

Japan and Myanmar’s Toxic Friendship

By Yuzuki Nagakoshi
Japan’s appeasement policy toward Myanmar, driven by geopolitics and disregard for human rights, is supporting the Rohingya genocide.

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