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Myanmar Has Moved Beyond Aung San Suu Kyi vs. the Generals
January 25, 2022

Myanmar Has Moved Beyond Aung San Suu Kyi vs. the Generals

By Philipp Annawitt
One year on from Myanmar's coup, things on the ground have moved on. It's time the international community does as well.

UN Envoy Calls on Thailand to Step Up on Myanmar Crisis
January 19, 2022

UN Envoy Calls on Thailand to Step Up on Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
Noeleen Heyzer said that Thailand "has an important role in preventing further deterioration of the crisis in Myanmar."
‘No Progress’ on ASEAN Peace Plan for Myanmar: Singaporean PM
January 17, 2022

‘No Progress’ on ASEAN Peace Plan for Myanmar: Singaporean PM

By Sebastian Strangio
Four Southeast Asian nations have now expressed criticisms of Cambodia's unilateral crisis diplomacy on Myanmar.

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges
January 17, 2022

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
The 76-year-old leader now faces a barrage of more than 15 criminal charges, designed to consign her to an early – and forced – retirement.

How Myanmar’s Coup Has Reshaped Its Ethnic Conflicts
January 14, 2022

How Myanmar’s Coup Has Reshaped Its Ethnic Conflicts

By Thomas Kean
The coup has given way to potentially transformative negotiations aimed at the creation of a genuinely inclusive federal state.

Cambodia Postpones ASEAN Meeting Amid Myanmar Disagreements
January 13, 2022

Cambodia Postpones ASEAN Meeting Amid Myanmar Disagreements

By Sebastian Strangio
The Myanmar crisis has opened an increasingly wide fissure within the Southeast Asian bloc.

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 More Years in Prison
January 10, 2022

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 More Years in Prison

By Associated Press
The military junta has not allowed any outside party to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi since its seizure of power.
Cambodian Government Defends PM’s Myanmar Trip, Hails ‘Positive’ Outcomes
January 10, 2022

Cambodian Government Defends PM’s Myanmar Trip, Hails ‘Positive’ Outcomes

By Sebastian Strangio
As expected, the trip did little to advance a solution to the country's complex of political and humanitarian crises.

Uncertainty, Criticism Ahead of Hun Sen’s Myanmar Visit
January 06, 2022

Uncertainty, Criticism Ahead of Hun Sen’s Myanmar Visit

By Sebastian Strangio
The Cambodian leader has opted for direct talks with the country's coup leader Min Aung Hlaing.

Myanmar Junta Orders Judges to Ignore Correspondence From International Courts
December 31, 2021

Myanmar Junta Orders Judges to Ignore Correspondence From International Courts

By Sebastian Strangio
A leaked memo offers some insight into how the military administration views the advancing criminal cases against its top leaders.

What the National Defense Authorization Act Means for US Policy Toward Myanmar
December 31, 2021

What the National Defense Authorization Act Means for US Policy Toward Myanmar

By Zachary Abuza
The legislation calls for Washington to adopt a more robust and cohesive approach toward the country's military junta.
UN Special Rapporteur Calls for ‘New Year’s Ceasefire’ in Myanmar
December 30, 2021

UN Special Rapporteur Calls for ‘New Year’s Ceasefire’ in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
But given the asymmetry of forces on the ground, any ceasefire would likely play into the military junta's hands.

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