Min Aung Hlaing

April 12, 2019

China, Myanmar Extol ‘Eternal’ Friendship as Commander-in-Chief Visits Beijing

By Shannon Tiezzi
Min Aung Hlaing made it clear he appreciates China’s support, and will back the Belt and Road in return.

December 19, 2018

Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Recent commemoration highlights developments within the service and the country’s wider defense modernization.
September 18, 2018

Japan's Shameful Myanmar Embrace

By Lisa Tassi
Japan is on the wrong side of history over Myanmar’s atrocities against the Rohingya.

August 31, 2018

Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General

By Daniel Combs
A Facebook ban on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing will have major ramifications.

February 09, 2018

What’s Behind Myanmar’s Big New Military Exercise?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The holding of the first tri-service exercise in over two decades needs to be viewed from a broader perspective.

January 23, 2018

What Did the Russian Defense Minister’s Myanmar Visit Accomplish?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The trip put the focus on ongoing activity in the bilateral military relationship which has been on the uptick of late.
December 19, 2017

Myanmar Military Modernization in the Spotlight Amid Air Force Anniversary

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Commemoration highlights changes underway by the country’s military and the opportunities and challenges therein.

July 28, 2017

Unpacking the Myanmar Commander-in-Chief’s Grand India Visit

By Angshuman Choudhury
India is deepening military engagement with Myanmar in the hopes of heading off Chinese influence.

July 25, 2017

North Korea-Myanmar Links in the Spotlight Under Trump

By Prashanth Parameswaran
An old worry is being expressed with a renewed sense of urgency.

May 11, 2017

It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw

By Ben Dunant
Formerly a global pariah, the Burmese military now enjoys a growing embrace by the West and public support at home.

April 28, 2017

What’s Behind Myanmar Military Chief’s Europe Voyage?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at Min Aung Hlaing's goodwill visit to Germany and stopover in Austria.
April 07, 2016

Myanmar's Suu Kyi Hosts Chinese Foreign Minister

By Shannon Tiezzi
China and Myanmar are trying to turn over a new leaf in their recently troubled relationship.

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