March 04, 2021
Myanmar Coup and the Aftermath
By The Diplomat
Tin Tin Nyo, Gerard McCarthy, and Yun Sun discuss the coup in Myanmar and where the country is headed.
March 03, 2021
Daniel Combs on Truth, Money, and Power Before and After the Myanmar Coup
By Shannon Tiezzi
History may seem to be repeating, but the Myanmar of 2021 is crucially different from the country's past experiences with military rule.
February 26, 2021
Can Europe Make a Difference in Myanmar?
By Sophie Boisseau du Rocher and Felix Heiduck
How the EU reacts to the coup is litmus test not only for its support of democracy in Myanmar, but also for its capacity to adjust to new systemic challenges in the region.
November 09, 2020
NLD Poised for Repeat Landslide in Myanmar Election
By Sebastian Strangio
Aung San Suu Kyi will win a second term, but real progress on ending Myanmar's cycle of conflict will require deeper reforms.
November 04, 2020
Myanmar’s Election Marks a Step Away From Peace
By Ben Dunant
Sunday's vote will likely deliver a government with a strong popular mandate – a rarity in mainland Southeast Asia – but ethnic minorities will be left out in the cold.
October 17, 2020
Myanmar’s High-Risk Election
By Tom Fawthrop
Aung San Suu Kyi’s dangerous gamble to push ahead with a controversial election as a second wave of COVID-19 hits Myanmar hard.
November 15, 2019
Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis: International Court Judges Authorize Investigation
By Associated Press
Legal developments on the Rohingya crisis were in the international spotlight again this week.
October 22, 2019
Why Foreign Policy Matters to Myanmar’s Democratic Transition
By Hnin Wint Nyunt Hman
In the best-case scenario, Myanmar would be rich like the East and democratic like the West.
August 05, 2019
New UN Study Highlights Business Links to Myanmar Military Abuses
By Niniek Karmini
A new report spotlights business involvement in funding human rights abuses.
July 02, 2019
A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?
By Preeti Jha
A team of Rohingya Muslims is using blockchain technology to forge digital identities for the persecuted minority’s diaspora.
June 07, 2019
Unyielding Attacks on Free Speech in Myanmar Signal a Transition in Peril
By Allie Funk
The pardon of Reuters journalists should not be mistaken as evidence authorities are easing restrictions on free speech.
May 17, 2019
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
By Jieun Pyun
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.