Democracy in Myanmar
October 17, 2017
Does Democracy’s Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?
By Rukmani Bhatia
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.
November 22, 2016
Time for Suu Kyi’s Second Revolution in Myanmar
By David Hutt
She and her party must complete the work that they have only just begun.
March 29, 2016
Why Myanmar Can’t ‘Forgive and Forget’ Military Abuses
By Stella Naw
Aung San Suu Kyi's approach will both prevent justice for victims and allow a culture of impunity to continue.
March 12, 2016
What the ‘Death of Democracy’ Means in Southeast Asia
By Mong Palatino
Democracy has died and been reborn several times in different countries in the region.
March 02, 2016
With Presidential Vote Looming, Myanmar Stares at Uncharted Waters
By Marco Bünte
While many issues remain unresolved between the military and Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, further democratization is possible in the Southeast Asian country.
January 08, 2016
In Myanmar, A Simple Verdict on a Flawed Election
By Allison Lim and Michael Kugelman
For many in Myanmar, criticisms of the recent elections are immaterial and the reality on the ground is much different.
November 20, 2015
The (Few) Generals That Don’t Exit in Myanmar
By Renaud Egreteau
Myanmar's military took a bashing in the polls on November 8, but it will continue to play a role in politics.
September 23, 2015
Myanmar's Electoral Landscape: Vibrant, But Uncertain
By Phuong Nguyen
As Myanmar approaches a historic election, things appear stable, though uncertainty persists.
July 02, 2015
Will Military Conflict in Myanmar Derail its Elections?
By Shawn W. Crispin
Armed conflict could jeopardize upcoming polls in the country.
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