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Myanmar Junta Forms Caretaker Government, Promises Elections in 2023
August 02, 2021

Myanmar Junta Forms Caretaker Government, Promises Elections in 2023

By Sebastian Strangio
But the announcement will do little to convince the large proportion of the Myanmar public opposing military rule.

Myanmar Junta Imposes Fresh Charges on Aung San Suu Kyi
July 13, 2021

Myanmar Junta Imposes Fresh Charges on Aung San Suu Kyi

By Sebastian Strangio
The military is attempting to sideline the 76-year-old leader from Myanmar politics permanently.
Myanmar Junta Chief Arrives in Russia for Security Conference
June 21, 2021

Myanmar Junta Chief Arrives in Russia for Security Conference

By Sebastian Strangio
The trip came just days after the U.N. called on member states "to prevent the flow of arms into Myanmar.”

China Steps Toward De Facto Recognition of Myanmar’s Junta
June 07, 2021

China Steps Toward De Facto Recognition of Myanmar’s Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
For the first time, the Chinese government has referred to Min Aung Hlaing as "the leader of Myanmar."

On Myanmar, Japan Must Lead by Example
May 26, 2021

On Myanmar, Japan Must Lead by Example

By Yusuke Watanabe
“Japan must position itself as a bridge between the Tatmadaw and the United States and other democratic countries rather than blindly aligning itself with the Western policy of regime change.”

Duterte Joins Thai PM on the Sidelines of ASEAN Myanmar Summit
April 23, 2021

Duterte Joins Thai PM on the Sidelines of ASEAN Myanmar Summit

By Sebastian Strangio
The leaders' absence doesn't bode well for ASEAN's ability to muster a united front against Myanmar's junta.

Thai PM to Skip Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar
April 21, 2021

Thai PM to Skip Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The leaders of eight Southeast Asian nations, including Myanmar's junta leader Min Aung Hlaing, are confirmed attendees at the meeting.
Can Myanmar’s Protesters Win?
April 01, 2021

Can Myanmar’s Protesters Win?

By Tom Fawthrop
They are up against a ruthless, entrenched military. But history tells us not to underestimate the power of the people.

Myanmar Mire: Democracy Under Fire
March 16, 2021

Myanmar Mire: Democracy Under Fire

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jane Ferguson.

UN Security Council Urges Myanmar Junta to Exercise ‘Utmost Restraint’
March 11, 2021

UN Security Council Urges Myanmar Junta to Exercise ‘Utmost Restraint’

By Sebastian Strangio
The move came the day that the U.S. government imposed a third round of sanctions on Myanmar's military.

Do the Myanmar Junta’s New ‘Peace-Making Committees’ Stand Any Chance of Success?
March 04, 2021

Do the Myanmar Junta’s New ‘Peace-Making Committees’ Stand Any Chance of Success?

By Joe Kumbun
Forging a sustainable nationwide peace was elusive before. It's even more difficult in the midst of the current crisis.
The Myanmar Public Fights Not to End Up Like Thailand
February 23, 2021

The Myanmar Public Fights Not to End Up Like Thailand

By Oren Samet
Myanmar’s army chief wanted a Thai-style coup. What he got was an uprising.

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