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Myanmar Mire: Democracy Under Fire
March 16, 2021

Myanmar Mire: Democracy Under Fire

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jane Ferguson.

Myanmar Coup and the Aftermath
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.
Police in Myanmar Crack Down on Crowds Defying Protest Ban
February 09, 2021

Police in Myanmar Crack Down on Crowds Defying Protest Ban

By Associated Press
So far, Myanmar's military government has demonstrated restraint, relatively speaking, in the face of growing protests.

The Tatmadaw’s Role in Myanmar’s New Politics 
December 30, 2020

The Tatmadaw’s Role in Myanmar’s New Politics 

By Amara Thiha
How has Myanmar’s military recalibrated its role in a changing political system?

Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar
December 24, 2020

Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar

By Gus Miclat
For a multicultural society like Myanmar, the greatest test of democracy is whether the government treats its minorities equal to the majority.

Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Will Run Again in November Election
July 22, 2020

Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Will Run Again in November Election

By Associated Press
The popular leader of the National League for Democracy will seek another term for her party, five years after its historic victory.

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Myanmar’s Armed Forces Soldier on
March 26, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Myanmar’s Armed Forces Soldier on

By Amara Thiha
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Tatmadaw had to postpone its 75th anniversary celebrations. But don’t let that distract from its still-central role in the nation.
What Is the Tatmadaw’s Plan for the Rohingya?
October 14, 2017

What Is the Tatmadaw’s Plan for the Rohingya?

By Austin Bodetti
Myanmar’s military has spent decades engineering a genocide.

Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar
April 15, 2017

Stop the Suu Kyi Blame Game in Myanmar

By Edward Parker
Don't rush to judgement on Aung San Suu Kyi just yet.

Myanmar Military Might on Display in Parade Amid Democracy Concerns
March 28, 2016

Myanmar Military Might on Display in Parade Amid Democracy Concerns

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country marks Armed Forces Day days before a new civilian government takes power.

Will Myanmar’s Military Chief Stay On?
February 17, 2016

Will Myanmar’s Military Chief Stay On?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Sources report that Min Aung Hlaing has been granted an extension of his term at a critical time in the country’s transition.
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