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December 12, 2012
The Next Step in Burma's Economic Opening
While much about the country’s future remains uncertain, banks and accounting firms are moving in.
The Next Step in Burma's Economic Opening
A Rough Road for Reform in Burma
December 07, 2012
A Rough Road for Reform in Burma
Recent events show that even though reforms in Burma have been widely hailed as positive, the future is unclear.
A Rough Road for Reform in Burma
 Protests Sweep Through ASEAN
December 06, 2012
Protests Sweep Through ASEAN
November saw protests in Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Burma, and may be a harbinger of things to come.
Protests Sweep Through ASEAN
Burma's Football 'Embrace'
November 21, 2012
Burma's Football 'Embrace'
As the world’s headlines turned to reforms in Burma, the nation is also branching out into the world of sports.
Burma's Football 'Embrace'
Mr. President: N. Korea is not Burma
November 21, 2012
Mr. President: N. Korea is not Burma
President Obama’s past overtures to North Korea have been rebuffed. Will Pyongyang “unclench” its fist?
Mr. President: N. Korea is not Burma
An Extraordinary Moment: Obama Makes History in Burma
November 20, 2012
An Extraordinary Moment: Obama Makes History in Burma
The Diplomat’s Steve Finch reports from Burma on President Barack Obama’s historic visit. Will reforms press forward?
An Extraordinary Moment: Obama Makes History in Burma
America's
November 16, 2012
America's "Rebalance"...Towards Southeast Asia
While an upcoming visit underscores Washington’s commitment to the region, consistency is the key.
America's "Rebalance"...Towards Southeast Asia
Obama Burma and Cambodia Bound
November 08, 2012
Obama Burma and Cambodia Bound
Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit Burma and Cambodia later this month.
Obama Burma and Cambodia Bound
Burma: The Promise and Peril
November 05, 2012
Burma: The Promise and Peril
While various reforms seem to have made Burma a hot destination for investment, many challenges remain.
Burma: The Promise and Peril
Time to Cool Burma’s Rapprochement
November 02, 2012
Time to Cool Burma’s Rapprochement
With Burma’s many internal problems, are business and global leaders ignoring issues of grave concern?
Time to Cool Burma’s Rapprochement
Hurricane Sandy: The Great Reformer?
November 02, 2012
Hurricane Sandy: The Great Reformer?
In 2008 Cyclone Nargis hit Burma, causing massive devastation but spurring reform. Can Sandy push America to tackle climate change?
Hurricane Sandy: The Great Reformer?
Thein Sein: Nobel Laureate?
October 09, 2012
Thein Sein: Nobel Laureate?
Burma’s President is rumored to be a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. If history is a guide, its not as crazy as it may sound.
Thein Sein: Nobel Laureate?
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
October 09, 2012
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
If Burma is to embrace democracy, the voices of “the most persecuted people on the planet” must be heard.
The Rohingya: Unwanted at Home, Unwelcome Abroad
New Opportunities for the Women of Burma
October 03, 2012
New Opportunities for the Women of Burma
Female empowerment must be a top priority as Burma moves towards true democracy.
New Opportunities for the Women of Burma
Burma’s Children in Arms
September 28, 2012
Burma’s Children in Arms
Child soldiers are alarmingly common in Burma. But a number of international programs are finding creative ways to dismantle the practice.
Burma’s Children in Arms
Burma’s Drug Problem Gets Worse as Its Politics Get Better
September 27, 2012
Burma’s Drug Problem Gets Worse as Its Politics Get Better
As Burma undergoes a historic transformation, a new problem with vast consequences arises.
Burma’s Drug Problem Gets Worse as Its Politics Get Better
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