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Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
February 08, 2019
Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
The government’s crackdowns on free speech and the media have Aung San Suu Kyi’s former supporters in despair.
Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
Landmark Myanmar Press Freedom Case Set For Supreme Court Appeal
February 02, 2019
Landmark Myanmar Press Freedom Case Set For Supreme Court Appeal
The effort continues to try to overturn the convictions of two Reuters reporters.
Landmark Myanmar Press Freedom Case Set For Supreme Court Appeal
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
January 30, 2019
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
A closer look at the move and what it may mean for the country's politics.
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
Suu Kyi's Electoral Blow in Myanmar Must Spark Real Change
November 30, 2018
Suu Kyi's Electoral Blow in Myanmar Must Spark Real Change
With the NLD's recent by-election defeat, the people have spoken. Now Suu Kyi and her party must listen and adjust.
Suu Kyi's Electoral Blow in Myanmar Must Spark Real Change
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
November 19, 2018
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi should emphasize the importance of celebrating diversity rather than stoking the flames of prejudice.
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
Why Canada’s Revoking of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship Matters
October 06, 2018
Why Canada’s Revoking of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship Matters
The move is just the latest that illustrate her remarkable fall from grace.
Why Canada’s Revoking of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship Matters
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
August 28, 2018
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
In a recent speech, Aung San Suu Kyi tried to shift blame to Bangladesh for the delay in repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
July 14, 2018
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
Aung San Suu Kyi's cult of personality is continuously projected within Myanmar even while it expires internationally.
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality
Without State Reform, Myanmar Isn’t Going Anywhere Fast
June 27, 2018
Without State Reform, Myanmar Isn’t Going Anywhere Fast
Myanmar’s unwieldy, inexperienced civil service weighs down efforts to move the country forward.
Without State Reform, Myanmar Isn’t Going Anywhere Fast
Despite International Pressure, 2 Journalists Remain Behind Bars in Myanmar
May 25, 2018
Despite International Pressure, 2 Journalists Remain Behind Bars in Myanmar
The trial of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo continues to drag on with no end in sight.
Despite International Pressure, 2 Journalists Remain Behind Bars in Myanmar
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
May 18, 2018
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
The fighting in Kachin is a microcosm of Myanmar's stalled peace process.
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
March 20, 2018
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
Canberra is duty-bound to speak up on human rights, and must review its defense assistance to states that flout international law.
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
March 10, 2018
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to highlight some of the region’s most prominent women – some more recognizable than others – who are making themselves heard.
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
After Targeted Sanctions, It’s Time to Engage With Myanmar’s Moderates
February 08, 2018
After Targeted Sanctions, It’s Time to Engage With Myanmar’s Moderates
The U.S. can encourage long-term, practical reform through the deft application of carrots and sticks.
After Targeted Sanctions, It’s Time to Engage With Myanmar’s Moderates
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
February 01, 2018
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
Building trust between the Tatmadaw and the ethnic armed groups is the starting point of the path to peace.
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
Who Comes After Aung San Suu Kyi?
January 25, 2018
Who Comes After Aung San Suu Kyi?
How the NLD’s lack of succession planning risks creating political instability in Myanmar.
Who Comes After Aung San Suu Kyi?
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