Myanmar coup 2021
April 13, 2022
Strife in Myanmar Curbs Traditional New Year Celebrations
By Grant Peck
The coronavirus pandemic curbed celebrations for the past two years, and the military’s ouster of the elected government last year further smothered the holiday spirit.
March 26, 2022
Japan and Australia Should Sanction the Myanmar Military
By Elaine Pearson and Teppei Kasai
Betting on ASEAN’s fruitless diplomacy undermines international action.
February 01, 2022
Myanmar’s Military Mindset
By Robert Bociaga
A year after its coup, Myanmar’s army is being defied by its people, but remains determined to defend and lengthen its reign.
February 01, 2022
The Battle for Myanmar
By Allegra Mendelson
The strong, armed resistance movement surprised the regime, but without greater international support, the situation will likely continue to deteriorate.
January 19, 2022
Myanmar Crisis and Hun Sen’s Visit: ASEAN in Disarray?
By Delwar Hossain
Hun Sen was the first foreign leader to visit Myanmar since the military's overthrow of the country's democratically elected government.
December 29, 2021
India’s Foreign Secretary Visits Post-Coup Myanmar
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Given the geopolitical and security interests, India cannot afford to ignore or isolate Myanmar.
December 28, 2021
Myanmar Court Postpones Verdicts in 2nd Case Against Suu Kyi
By Tassanee Vejpongsa
The charge of having improperly imported walkies-talkies was the first filed against Suu Kyi and served as the initial justification for her detention.
December 14, 2021
Myanmar’s Media Adapts to the World’s Harshest Oppression
By Philip Smucker
Inside the country, and in exile, Myanmar’s free media organizations strive to get the story out despite a brutal crackdown.
December 08, 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Sentence Matters. We Cannot Forget Myanmar.
By Michael Bailey
Aung San Suu Kyi inspired a generation of young people who are keeping the dream of freedom alive in Myanmar.
December 03, 2021
Afghanistan’s Taliban, Myanmar’s Tatmadaw Denied UN Seats, For Now
By Catherine Putz
The Taliban and the junta in Myanmar will remain outside the halls of the United Nations for now.
December 01, 2021
Is Mediation Even Possible in Myanmar?
By Naw Theresa
Mediation currently appears more fantasy than possibility as the crisis inches toward its one-year mark with both the NUG and SAC digging in for a long slugging match.
November 25, 2021
In Post-Coup Myanmar, Women Face Systemic Campaigns of Terror and Assault
By Maggi Quadrini
The annual 16-day campaign against gender-based violence should draw attention to the urgent need to protect women and girls in Myanmar.