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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?
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
January 19, 2018
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
Developments in the region suggest that the goal remains far from becoming a reality anytime soon.
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
Who Dares Speak Truth to Power in Myanmar?
January 18, 2018
Who Dares Speak Truth to Power in Myanmar?
Why the fate of the two detained journalists is intertwined with the future of the political transition of Myanmar.
Who Dares Speak Truth to Power in Myanmar?
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
January 08, 2018
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
Dissatisfaction with the government's approach to peace talks could lead to renewed conflict in Myanmar's north.
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
December 26, 2017
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
How did Asia's leaders fare in 2017?
Winners and Losers From Asia’s Year of the Rooster
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
December 19, 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
Will the international community contend with Aung San Suu Kyi's culpability for the violence in Rakhine State?
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
How South Asia is Failing its Rohingya Challenge
December 02, 2017
How South Asia is Failing its Rohingya Challenge
Regional states must provide more realistic and comprehensive solutions to avert instability in the subcontinent.
How South Asia is Failing its Rohingya Challenge
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
November 22, 2017
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
Geopolitics beats out values as Tillerson treads softly on the Rohingya issue.
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
November 09, 2017
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
The dark side of social media – fake news, sectarian divisions, propaganda – is on display in Myanmar.
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
Does Democracy’s Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?
October 17, 2017
Does Democracy’s Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?
Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be worth saving.
Does Democracy’s Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
September 27, 2017
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
Nationalism and the crisis in Rakhine hide the economic roots of the NLD’s weakness.
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
The Shame of Myanmar
September 24, 2017
The Shame of Myanmar
Sometimes, geopolitics should be set aside.
The Shame of Myanmar
The Problem With Suu Kyi’s Rohingya Speech in Myanmar
September 21, 2017
The Problem With Suu Kyi’s Rohingya Speech in Myanmar
Long-awaited speech offers little for the dead and dispossessed.
The Problem With Suu Kyi’s Rohingya Speech in Myanmar
Are the Rohingya Facing Genocide?
September 19, 2017
Are the Rohingya Facing Genocide?
A single word; the most heinous of crimes.
Are the Rohingya Facing Genocide?
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