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Suu Kyi’s U.S. Visit: Overshadowing the Real Powers in Burma
September 25, 2012
Suu Kyi’s U.S. Visit: Overshadowing the Real Powers in Burma
Burma’s neighbors and present leadership will have a strong say concerning its future course.
Suu Kyi’s U.S. Visit: Overshadowing the Real Powers in Burma
Burma's Forgotten Dilemma
September 21, 2012
Burma's Forgotten Dilemma
Will 140,000 refugees in Thailand seeking safety from the world’s longest-running civil war ever be able to go home?
Burma's Forgotten Dilemma
Burma's Reforms: Window Dressing or Reality?
September 20, 2012
Burma's Reforms: Window Dressing or Reality?
While reforms are moving forward with political prisoners being released, much progress needs to be made.
Burma's Reforms: Window Dressing or Reality?
Burma's Economic Reboot Marches On
August 29, 2012
Burma's Economic Reboot Marches On
Will currency reform bring Burma one step closer to creating a modern, stable economy?
Burma's Economic Reboot Marches On
Land Reform Key to Burma's Future
August 25, 2012
Land Reform Key to Burma's Future
The much heralded progress on political and social rights could all be in vain if amendments are not made to the country’s property laws.
Land Reform Key to Burma's Future
Indonesia's Moral Diplomacy
August 17, 2012
Indonesia's Moral Diplomacy
Despite ASEAN’s non-interference principle, Jakarta is seeking to uphold human rights in Burma and Syria.
Indonesia's Moral Diplomacy
Burma’s Human Rights Nightmare
August 15, 2012
Burma’s Human Rights Nightmare
Stateless, landless, and homeless, Burma’s minority Rohingya people have been called the most persecuted ethnic group in Asia.
Burma’s Human Rights Nightmare
Thein's One Term Pledge
August 01, 2012
Thein's One Term Pledge
Thein Sein restates an important pledge that could shape Burma’s future.
Thein's One Term Pledge
Burma: Open for Business?
July 26, 2012
Burma: Open for Business?
Burma is opening its economy to the outside world for the first time in decades. While many see sizable profits, there are still hurdles that investors must consider.
Burma: Open for Business?
July 17, 2012
Amitav Ghosh Remembers Burmese Gadfly
U Sein Win, a repeat political prisoner, established a school for critical thinking, writes Amitav Ghosh.
Amitav Ghosh Remembers Burmese Gadfly
China and India Unite On Energy
July 11, 2012
China and India Unite On Energy
India & China are adversaries, right? New energy agreements bring them closer, writes Rosalind Reischer.
China and India Unite On Energy
Backsliding in Burma and Malaysia?
July 10, 2012
Backsliding in Burma and Malaysia?
Troubling signs call into question recent reforms in Burma and Malaysia. Luke Hunt explains.
Backsliding in Burma and Malaysia?
An Arab Spring for Southeast Asia?
July 02, 2012
An Arab Spring for Southeast Asia?
In Burma, Malaysia and Indonesia there are encouraging signs of citizens standing up for themselves.
An Arab Spring for Southeast Asia?
Suu Kyi & the Contradictions of State
June 30, 2012
Suu Kyi & the Contradictions of State
As her recent tour of Europe makes clear, Aung San Suu Kyi remains popular. But two of Burma’s ethnic minority groups are wondering if her caution amounts to betrayal.
Suu Kyi & the Contradictions of State
What Burma Says About Egypt
June 21, 2012
What Burma Says About Egypt
Fears over a democratic Egypt under the Muslim Brotherhood miss the point about a real democracy. For a more promising example of progress, eyes should be turned east.
What Burma Says About Egypt
Taiwan and the Mob
June 15, 2012
Taiwan and the Mob
Gangsters and politicians have a long and complicated relationship in Taiwan, Cain Nunns reports from Taipei. Indeed, sometimes they’ve been the same thing.
Taiwan and the Mob
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