Why the US Shouldn't Have Lifted Sanctions on Myanmar
By Aaron Balshan
The removal of sanctions will not do Myanmar's fledgling democracy any favors.
Myanmar Grapples With Unifying Its Core and Periphery
By Tej Parikh
The challenges of forging federalism in Myanmar will be evident at upcoming talks in August.
Solving Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts: A Proposal
By Daniel Combs
Aung San Suu Kyi can take advantage of her personal and political authority to forge a lasting peace in Myanmar.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Pushes for Peace With Ethnic Rebels
By Roshni Kapur
Hopes have been renewed that a permanent deal may finally be reached between the new government and holdout militias.
'We Cannot Retreat': The 2015 Myanmar Offensive in Shan State
By Scott Ezell
A first-hand account from the Shan State Army-North headquarters during a Tatmadaw offensive.
Can Suu Kyi Break Myanmar’s Ceasefire Deadlock?
By Joshua Kurlantzick
Hopes have been raised that a final, permanent deal can be reached.
China-Myanmar Relations Under the NLD
By Shannon Tiezzi
Yun Sun talks with The Diplomat about the future of China-Myanmar relationship.
What Now for the Peacebuilding Process in Myanmar?
By David Hale
The NLD must maintain progress and broaden its focus.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Limitations and Obligations
By Vishal Arora
Her party’s landslide victory leaves Suu Kyi still politically constrained, but with much to do.
China, Myanmar Talk Border Security at Military Consultation
By Shannon Tiezzi
Myanmar's deputy commander-in-chief visits China for talks, with joint border security high on the agenda.
The Future of Democracy and Human Rights in Myanmar
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Delphine Schrank about Myanmar's trajectory.
Will Military Conflict in Myanmar Derail its Elections?
By Shawn W. Crispin
Armed conflict could jeopardize upcoming polls in the country.