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Who Will Win the Battle for Myanmar’s UN Seat?
September 03, 2021

Who Will Win the Battle for Myanmar’s UN Seat?

By Tom Fawthrop
The stakes are high: the U.N. decision will give either the junta or the NUG the imprimatur of international legitimacy.
Chinese Special Envoy Winds Up Unannounced Myanmar Trip
September 02, 2021

Chinese Special Envoy Winds Up Unannounced Myanmar Trip

By Sebastian Strangio
Sun Guoxiang's surreptitious visit marks China's full return to "business as usual" in Myanmar.

Months After Coup, Myanmar Accelerates Toward Surveillance State
September 02, 2021

Months After Coup, Myanmar Accelerates Toward Surveillance State

By Estey Chen
Since the February coup, the country's military government has clamped down on communications technologies.

Chinese High-Speed Rail Network Reaches Myanmar’s Border
September 01, 2021

Chinese High-Speed Rail Network Reaches Myanmar’s Border

By Sebastian Strangio
The opening of the Chengdu-Lincang line will further mainland Southeast Asia's historic reorientation toward the north.

An Italian Job in Myanmar
September 01, 2021

An Italian Job in Myanmar

By Luke Hunt
The EIA report finds Italian companies continue illicit teak trade with Myanmar
Family Vows to Win Freedom of US Journalist Held in Myanmar
September 01, 2021

Family Vows to Win Freedom of US Journalist Held in Myanmar

By Mike Householder
Danny Fenster is one of dozens of journalists who have been detained since the military's seizure of power in February.

Arakan Army Seeks to Build ‘Inclusive’ Administration in Rakhine State
August 31, 2021

Arakan Army Seeks to Build ‘Inclusive’ Administration in Rakhine State

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The armed group's decision to include Muslim Rohingya representatives in local administration marks a sharp break with a succession of central governments.
The Fall of Afghanistan Echoes in Myanmar
August 28, 2021

The Fall of Afghanistan Echoes in Myanmar

By Naw Theresa
The opposing sides of Myanmar’s political crisis are projecting their own fantasies onto the fall of Kabul.

Myanmar’s Shadow Government Promises Justice for Rohingya Atrocities
August 26, 2021

Myanmar’s Shadow Government Promises Justice for Rohingya Atrocities

By Sebastian Strangio
But will the National Unity Government ever be in a position to implement its pledge?

Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar
August 25, 2021

Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
A looming humanitarian disaster proves the West’s unwillingness to counter the junta.

Myanmar’s Anti-Junta Resistance Inflicting Rising Casualties: Report
August 23, 2021

Myanmar’s Anti-Junta Resistance Inflicting Rising Casualties: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
Nearly seven months since the coup, the armed resistance to the military junta continues to grow and expand.
The Kachin Insurgency Could Deal a Heavy Blow to Myanmar’s Military Junta
August 21, 2021

The Kachin Insurgency Could Deal a Heavy Blow to Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Drake Avila
The KIA threat to Hpakant and Myitkyina could cut off the military from the lucrative jade trade.

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