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Indonesia to Send General on Special Mission to Myanmar, Jokowi Says
February 02, 2023

Indonesia to Send General on Special Mission to Myanmar, Jokowi Says

By Sebastian Strangio
In an interview this week, President Joko Widodo suggested that the unnamed general would highlight his own country's democratic transition since 1998.

The United States Risks Being Complicit in the Myanmar Junta’s Atrocities
February 02, 2023

The United States Risks Being Complicit in the Myanmar Junta’s Atrocities

By Me Me Khant
Two years on from the military coup, the U.S. government is saying one thing about the country's crisis and doing another.
Myanmar Military Extends State of Emergency For Third Time
February 02, 2023

Myanmar Military Extends State of Emergency For Third Time

By Sebastian Strangio
The six-month extension is likely to delay the "elections" that the coup government was planning to hold by August.

Western Governments Announce New Myanmar Sanctions Ahead of Coup Anniversary
February 01, 2023

Western Governments Announce New Myanmar Sanctions Ahead of Coup Anniversary

By Sebastian Strangio
The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia have targeted a range of military officials and enterprises that support the armed forces.

What Indonesia Can Learn From Cambodia Regarding the Myanmar Crisis
February 01, 2023

What Indonesia Can Learn From Cambodia Regarding the Myanmar Crisis

By Phanit Vun and Sokvy Rim
A resolution to the conflict is unlikely in 2023. Jakarta should therefore take a realistic and flexible approach.

Two Years On, Women Remain at the Forefront of Myanmar’s Resistance Movement
February 01, 2023

Two Years On, Women Remain at the Forefront of Myanmar’s Resistance Movement

By Nandar and Maggi Quadrini
The work of the country's women is central to the success of the Spring Revolution. It's time for the outside world to support them.

Myanmar Junta Invited to ASEAN Meeting on Maritime Security
January 31, 2023

Myanmar Junta Invited to ASEAN Meeting on Maritime Security

By Sebastian Strangio
Next month's ADMM-Plus meeting on maritime security will be co-chaired by Thailand and the United States.
There Is No Such Thing as ASEAN Neutrality
January 31, 2023

There Is No Such Thing as ASEAN Neutrality

By David Hutt
Despite its claims to the contrary, the Southeast Asian bloc is intervening in Myanmar's crisis – just not effectively.

Myanmar: Last Chance Before the Final Curtain Drops
January 31, 2023

Myanmar: Last Chance Before the Final Curtain Drops

By Emilie Lehmann-Jacobsen
New crises have distracted international attention from the country right at the time that it is needed the most.

How International Legal Interventions Can Help Pressure Myanmar’s Military
January 27, 2023

How International Legal Interventions Can Help Pressure Myanmar’s Military

By Liam Scott
Foreign governments need to make good on their pledges to intervene in the Rohingya genocide case at the International Court of Justice.

Opium Cultivation Jumps in Myanmar Amid Post-Coup Crisis, UN Says
January 27, 2023

Opium Cultivation Jumps in Myanmar Amid Post-Coup Crisis, UN Says

By Sebastian Strangio
As the formal economy has atrophied, black markets and illicit trades have expanded their reach.
How Does The Myanmar Crisis End?
January 25, 2023

How Does The Myanmar Crisis End?

By David Hutt
The military junta's possible handover of power to a quasi-civilian "transition council" could create complications for the country's resistance forces.

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