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The Regional Repercussions of the Myanmar Coup
February 05, 2021

The Regional Repercussions of the Myanmar Coup

By OBA Mie
The coup this week underscores the contradictions in ASEAN.

Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences
February 05, 2021

Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences

By Ankit Panda
How will the February 1, 2021, coup in Myanmar affect the country’s internal security and foreign relations?
Myanmar’s Military Seizes Power in Early Morning Coup
February 01, 2021

Myanmar’s Military Seizes Power in Early Morning Coup

By Sebastian Strangio
The army has decreed a one-year state of emergency in order to probe flimsy allegations of voter fraud.

Amid Coup Fears, Myanmar’s Election Commission Rejects Army Election Fraud Claims
January 29, 2021

Amid Coup Fears, Myanmar’s Election Commission Rejects Army Election Fraud Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
The NLD's November landslide has sharpened the rivalry between the civilian government and the Myanmar military.

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.

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.
Unofficial Count Gives Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party Victory in Myanmar
November 11, 2020

Unofficial Count Gives Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party Victory in Myanmar

By Associated Press
After another thundering landslide, the 75-year-old leader will lead Myanmar for a second five-year term.

NLD Poised for Repeat Landslide in Myanmar Election
November 09, 2020

NLD Poised for Repeat Landslide in Myanmar Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Aung San Suu Kyi will win a second term, but real progress on ending Myanmar's cycle of conflict will require deeper reforms.

Myanmar’s Election Marks a Step Away From Peace
November 04, 2020

Myanmar’s Election Marks a Step Away From Peace

By Ben Dunant
Sunday's vote will likely deliver a government with a strong popular mandate – a rarity in mainland Southeast Asia – but ethnic minorities will be left out in the cold.

Hate-Peddling Buddhist Monk Turns Himself in to Police in Myanmar
November 03, 2020

Hate-Peddling Buddhist Monk Turns Himself in to Police in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is most likely a desperate attempt to influence the result of this weekend's national election.
Why Next Month’s Elections Could Worsen Ethnic Tensions in Myanmar
October 26, 2020

Why Next Month’s Elections Could Worsen Ethnic Tensions in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
Myanmar's electoral system concentrates power in the hands of the Burman majority, the root cause of decades of civil conflict.

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