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What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
November 22, 2017
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
Geopolitics beats out values as Tillerson treads softly on the Rohingya issue.
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
November 09, 2017
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
The dark side of social media – fake news, sectarian divisions, propaganda – is on display in Myanmar.
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
ASEAN at 50: A New Test for Democracy in Southeast Asia
May 03, 2017
ASEAN at 50: A New Test for Democracy in Southeast Asia
The aspects of the ASEAN Charter dealing with rights and democracy have been largely ignored.
ASEAN at 50: A New Test for Democracy in Southeast Asia
Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar
April 15, 2017
Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar
Don't rush to judgement on Aung San Suu Kyi just yet.
Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar
Time For Myanmar’s New Government to Get Back on Track
April 12, 2017
Time For Myanmar’s New Government to Get Back on Track
Though the NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi have had a disappointing year, there are some steps they can take to get back on track.
Time For Myanmar’s New Government to Get Back on Track
Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
March 22, 2017
Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
Myanmar's rapid transformation, as seen in the commercial capital of Yangon.
Myanmar's Amazing Modernization
South Korea in Myanmar: Missing the Train to Naypyitaw?
March 15, 2017
South Korea in Myanmar: Missing the Train to Naypyitaw?
South Korea is not living up to its potential to play a strategic (not just economic) role in Myanmar.
South Korea in Myanmar: Missing the Train to Naypyitaw?
How Did Myanmar’s Reforms Change Its Relations With China?
March 14, 2017
How Did Myanmar’s Reforms Change Its Relations With China?
Public opinion in Myanmar has turned increasingly negative toward China.
How Did Myanmar’s Reforms Change Its Relations With China?
Governing Myanmar
February 24, 2017
Governing Myanmar
The NLD government’s first year in office was difficult, and more challenges remain ahead.
Governing Myanmar
Stop Pretending Myanmar Is a Democracy
November 23, 2016
Stop Pretending Myanmar Is a Democracy
The world should stop pretending that Myanmar's military is no longer committing rights abuses.
Stop Pretending Myanmar Is a Democracy
Myanmar’s Democracy Paradox
February 26, 2016
Myanmar’s Democracy Paradox
The country's path to democracy is unlikely to be orthodox.
Myanmar’s Democracy Paradox
Like South Africa After Mandela, Myanmar Needs Many Real Leaders--Not Just One
February 20, 2016
Like South Africa After Mandela, Myanmar Needs Many Real Leaders--Not Just One
Aung San Suu Kyi’s singular leadership could lead to the same sense of unrealized dreams that has befallen South Africa.
Like South Africa After Mandela, Myanmar Needs Many Real Leaders--Not Just One
Challenges Threaten Myanmar's Historic Election
October 16, 2015
Challenges Threaten Myanmar's Historic Election
Growing concerns risk undermining the credibility of upcoming polls.
Challenges Threaten Myanmar's Historic Election
Can Myanmar Manage Its Post-Election Risks?
August 14, 2015
Can Myanmar Manage Its Post-Election Risks?
Even with free and fair elections, the new government will face some difficult challenges.
Can Myanmar Manage Its Post-Election Risks?
Myanmar's Purge a Blow to Reform
August 14, 2015
Myanmar's Purge a Blow to Reform
Internal purge is a throwback to the era of military rule.
Myanmar's Purge a Blow to Reform
Myanmar’s Election Day May Be Only a Step Toward Democracy
May 03, 2015
Myanmar’s Election Day May Be Only a Step Toward Democracy
The election day may be free and fair, but that will not necessarily usher in a truly democratic government.
Myanmar’s Election Day May Be Only a Step Toward Democracy
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