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Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations
February 01, 2020

Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations

By Christina Fink
Facing genocide charges in the international arena, Myanmar’s domestic politics are set to heat up in 2020, too.

International Rohingya Ruling Spotlights Suu Kyi’s Fall From Grace
January 28, 2020

International Rohingya Ruling Spotlights Suu Kyi’s Fall From Grace

By Associated Press
The decision again highlighted the once-revered democracy icon's troubles since she took power in Myanmar.
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.

Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case
December 13, 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case

By Aleks Furtula and Lorne Cook
The Nobel Peace laureate was blasted by opposing lawyers for defending the Myanmar army’s conduct in Rakhine state.

Suu Kyi’s Hague Appearance: Minding Myanmar’s Domestic Political Dynamics in the ICJ Genocide Case
December 10, 2019

Suu Kyi’s Hague Appearance: Minding Myanmar’s Domestic Political Dynamics in the ICJ Genocide Case

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While much of the focus may be on her international image, it will be important to consider the domestic political dynamics at play in Myanmar as well.  

Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?
November 30, 2019

Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?

By Angshuman Choudhury
The Nobel peace prize winner will now be defending charges of genocide at an international court. How did it come to this?

Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
August 29, 2019

Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns

By Associated Press
The case comes amid growing worries about a deteriorating rights situation in the Southeast Asian country.
Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts
June 12, 2019

Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts

By Lorcan Lovett
A new free speech movement clashes with Myanmar’s military.

Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
May 17, 2019

Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China

By Jieun Pyun
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.

What Did Suu Kyi’s First Cambodia Visit Achieve?
May 07, 2019

What Did Suu Kyi’s First Cambodia Visit Achieve?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at a significant development within Cambodia-Myanmar relations.

Why Myanmar's New Insurance Market Opening Matters
April 12, 2019

Why Myanmar's New Insurance Market Opening Matters

By Erin Murphy
Newly awarded insurance licenses offer a greater chance for economic development amid wider uncertainties.
China, Myanmar Extol ‘Eternal’ Friendship as Commander-in-Chief Visits Beijing
April 12, 2019

China, Myanmar Extol ‘Eternal’ Friendship as Commander-in-Chief Visits Beijing

By Shannon Tiezzi
Min Aung Hlaing made it clear he appreciates China’s support, and will back the Belt and Road in return.

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