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Myanmar Coup Opponents Announce ‘Unity Government’, Interim Constitution
April 01, 2021

Myanmar Coup Opponents Announce ‘Unity Government’, Interim Constitution

By Sebastian Strangio
The move came as a special U.N. envoy warned that the country “is on the verge of spiraling into a failed state.”

Melissa Crouch on Myanmar’s Coup and the Rule of Law
March 23, 2021

Melissa Crouch on Myanmar’s Coup and the Rule of Law

By Sebastian Strangio
"What the military’s assertion of political power on February 1 has done is expose the inherent bias and undemocratic nature of the 2008 Constitution."
Did the Myanmar Coup Install an Illegitimate President?
March 11, 2021

Did the Myanmar Coup Install an Illegitimate President?

By Melissa Crouch
The junta-appointed president, Myint Swe, may face the same citizenship questions as Aung San Suu Kyi.

Was Myanmar’s Coup Legal? And Does it Matter?
February 17, 2021

Was Myanmar’s Coup Legal? And Does it Matter?

By Sebastian Strangio
For most of Myanmar's modern history, the law has been shaped by the army's power and interests rather than the other way around.

How Constitutional Reform in Myanmar Matters for the Country’s Democracy
January 31, 2020

How Constitutional Reform in Myanmar Matters for the Country’s Democracy

By Andrew Nachemson
While the process may not result in much substantive change, it nonetheless has tangible effects on ties between the NLD, the military, and ethnic parties.

What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
January 30, 2019

What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the move and what it may mean for the country's politics.

Myanmar: Fahrenheit 436
January 05, 2016

Myanmar: Fahrenheit 436

By David Scott Mathieson
One section of the country’s constitution promises some rocky times ahead.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Limitations and Obligations
November 18, 2015

Aung San Suu Kyi: Limitations and Obligations

By Vishal Arora
Her party’s landslide victory leaves Suu Kyi still politically constrained, but with much to do.

Myanmar Reveals Date for Historic 2015 Elections
July 08, 2015

Myanmar Reveals Date for Historic 2015 Elections

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country finally sets the date for much-anticipated polls.

Constitutional Reform Fails in Myanmar Ahead of Polls
June 26, 2015

Constitutional Reform Fails in Myanmar Ahead of Polls

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Key constitutional amendments fail to pass the country’s parliament.

‘Young’ Myanmar Still Needs Strong Military Role, Says Army Chief
January 21, 2015

‘Young’ Myanmar Still Needs Strong Military Role, Says Army Chief

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Comments reinforce worries that reduced military control is unlikely anytime soon.
Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty
July 21, 2014

Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty

By Sebastian Strangio
A massive campaign for constitutional reform has ended, with uncertain results.

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