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Burma Bamboozles China
October 05, 2011
Burma Bamboozles China
Does Burma’s announcement that it is scrapping a controversial dam project indicate genuine change ahead?
Burma Bamboozles China
Benchmarks for Burma
September 25, 2011
Benchmarks for Burma
Burma’s government has pledged change, and there are signs something is really happening. But there are ways to measure the regime’s progress toward democracy.
Benchmarks for Burma
UN Laments Burma Prisoners
September 12, 2011
UN Laments Burma Prisoners
The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Burma issues a scathing report over political prisoners.
UN Laments Burma Prisoners
Burma's Leadership Tries Plan B
August 31, 2011
Burma's Leadership Tries Plan B
Desperate for international legitimacy, Burma’s new president has been keen to give the impression of change in the country. ASEAN shouldn’t be fooled.
Burma's Leadership Tries Plan B
Suu Kyi Hits the Road
August 17, 2011
Suu Kyi Hits the Road
Despite warnings from officials, Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi has started a tour of the country. Is she safe?
Suu Kyi Hits the Road
The Folly of More Burma Sanctions
August 02, 2011
The Folly of More Burma Sanctions
With the first signs of reform there in decades, the US plan to extend sanctions against the government is misguided and self-defeating, says David Steinberg.
The Folly of More Burma Sanctions
Voices from Burma's Gulag
July 30, 2011
Voices from Burma's Gulag
Freed political prisoners in Burma share their stories of the conditions, and sometimes torture, they faced.
Voices from Burma's Gulag
Will Suu Kyi Be Targeted?
July 11, 2011
Will Suu Kyi Be Targeted?
Aung San Suu Kyi’s backers say it’s time for her to meet the public. She’s been attacked once by junta supporters. Could it happen again?
Will Suu Kyi Be Targeted?
Wen Jiabao vs Aung San Suu Kyi
July 10, 2011
Wen Jiabao vs Aung San Suu Kyi
Burma’s opposition leader may have achieved less than the Chinese premier. But Suu Kyi’s less is definitely more.
Wen Jiabao vs Aung San Suu Kyi
ASEAN Stands Up to Burma?
May 18, 2011
ASEAN Stands Up to Burma?
Thein Sein has had a tough start to the presidency in Burma. But denying Burma the ASEAN chair would have to be only the start of increased pressure.
ASEAN Stands Up to Burma?
‘Time to Drop Burma Sanctions’
March 03, 2011
‘Time to Drop Burma Sanctions’
Burma has taken its first steps away from military dictatorship. There’s a long way to go, but sanctions should be halted, says Marie Lall.
‘Time to Drop Burma Sanctions’
Suu Kyi Strikes a Chord
March 01, 2011
Suu Kyi Strikes a Chord
Burma’s opposition leader speaks out on Egypt, democracy and social media.
Suu Kyi Strikes a Chord
February 15, 2011
Burma Arrests Publisher
The arrest of Australian publisher Ross Dunkley suggests it’s business as usual for Burma’s ruling junta.
Burma Arrests Publisher
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
January 07, 2011
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
Despite the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and a new name, Burma’s the same. But it’s not the only problem country in Asia.
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
Top 10 Newsmakers of 2010
December 29, 2010
Top 10 Newsmakers of 2010
From WikiLeaks to tragic accidents to the release of Suu Kyi — its been a busy year in South-east Asia.
Top 10 Newsmakers of 2010
What India Wants From Burma
November 17, 2010
What India Wants From Burma
Policymakers seem to think India’s interests are best served by cosying up to Burma’s junta. But they’re wrong.
What India Wants From Burma
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