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Japan’s Pragmatic Diplomacy Straining Under Myanmar Crisis
February 26, 2021

Japan’s Pragmatic Diplomacy Straining Under Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
In the wake of the February 1 coup, Tokyo's strategy of pragmatic engagement has come under increasing pressure.

With Bangkok Visit, Indonesian FM Advances Efforts to Address Myanmar Crisis
February 25, 2021

With Bangkok Visit, Indonesian FM Advances Efforts to Address Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
But there’s a fine line between engaging the generals and legitimizing their seizure of power.
Facebook Bans All Myanmar Military-Linked Accounts and Ads
February 25, 2021

Facebook Bans All Myanmar Military-Linked Accounts and Ads

By Associated Press
In a statement, the tech giant said that it was treating the post-coup situation in Myanmar as an "emergency."

Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime
February 25, 2021

Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime

By Stella Naw
Myanmar's anti-coup protests have captivated the world's attention, but things look very different in the country's north.

Why Did the Tatmadaw’s ‘War Fighters’ Seize Power?
February 24, 2021

Why Did the Tatmadaw’s ‘War Fighters’ Seize Power?

By Arthur Swan Ye Tun
To understand what motivated this month's coup in Myanmar, you need to understand the army's history and cloistered worldview.

Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar
February 24, 2021

Defying Court Order, Malaysia Deports Asylum Seekers to Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.N. refugee agency claims that the group included registered asylum seekers.

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.
Details Emerge of Indonesia’s ASEAN Push on Myanmar Crisis
February 23, 2021

Details Emerge of Indonesia’s ASEAN Push on Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
The mooted plan would involve holding the junta to its plan of holding free and inclusive elections in a year's time.

The Military Tightens Its Grip on Access to Information in Myanmar
February 22, 2021

The Military Tightens Its Grip on Access to Information in Myanmar

By Emilie Lehmann-Jacobsen
To maintain the upper hand after the coup, the Tatmadaw is doing its best to choke off the flow of information.

Myanmar Protests Continue to Grow Despite Junta Threats
February 22, 2021

Myanmar Protests Continue to Grow Despite Junta Threats

By Sebastian Strangio
After three weeks, tensions between the military and the anti-coup protest movement are beginning to rise.

Myanmar and Biden’s Broken-Down Car Dilemma
February 22, 2021

Myanmar and Biden’s Broken-Down Car Dilemma

By Andrew Samet
The Myanmar coup has posed an early test to the new administration's promise to work with allies to forge an anti-authoritarian front.
This Is Not the Time for Foreign Governments to Stay ‘Neutral’ in Myanmar
February 18, 2021

This Is Not the Time for Foreign Governments to Stay ‘Neutral’ in Myanmar

By Kim Jolliffe
Myanmar is approaching an inflection point, but the window for meaningful foreign action is quickly closing.

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