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US Imposes Trade Restrictions on Myanmar’s Military Junta
March 05, 2021

US Imposes Trade Restrictions on Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement came two days after at least 38 protesters were shot dead by security forces.

UN: 38 Died on Deadliest Day Yet for Myanmar Coup Opposition
March 04, 2021

UN: 38 Died on Deadliest Day Yet for Myanmar Coup Opposition

By Associated Press
The escalation in the violence has led to increased diplomatic efforts to resolve the political crisis — but there appear few viable ways forward.
Do the Myanmar Junta’s New ‘Peace-Making Committees’ Stand Any Chance of Success?
March 04, 2021

Do the Myanmar Junta’s New ‘Peace-Making Committees’ Stand Any Chance of Success?

By Joe Kumbun
Forging a sustainable nationwide peace was elusive before. It's even more difficult in the midst of the current crisis.

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.

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Myanmar Crisis
March 03, 2021

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
The results were predictably lackluster, but it's too early to write off ASEAN's efforts on Myanmar.

ASEAN Prepares to Convene First Meeting on Myanmar Crisis
March 02, 2021

ASEAN Prepares to Convene First Meeting on Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
The Southeast Asian bloc is being asked to prove its diplomatic mettle in a fast-moving and increasingly volatile crisis.

Myanmar Crisis Hinges on Stance of Ethnic Political and Armed Organizations
March 01, 2021

Myanmar Crisis Hinges on Stance of Ethnic Political and Armed Organizations

By Philipp Annawitt
Ethnic political and armed actors are natural allies of the anti-coup resistance, but they are ambivalent about Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD.
At Least 18 Killed in Crackdown as Myanmar Protests Continue to Grow
March 01, 2021

At Least 18 Killed in Crackdown as Myanmar Protests Continue to Grow

By Sebastian Strangio
Unable to reverse course and unwilling to compromise, the military junta seems likely to use force to secure its hold on power.

The World Faces a Choice Between Bad and Worse in Myanmar
March 01, 2021

The World Faces a Choice Between Bad and Worse in Myanmar

By David Hutt
Jakarta's call for dialogue would legitimize the Myanmar junta, but is the most realistic option for resolving the country's crisis.

Is a Coup Worse Than a Genocide?
February 26, 2021

Is a Coup Worse Than a Genocide?

By Sebastian Strangio
The difference in Western governments' reaction to the two episodes suggests a misplaced focus on electoral procedures.

Japan’s Pragmatic Diplomacy Straining Under Myanmar Crisis
February 26, 2021

Japan’s Pragmatic Diplomacy Straining Under Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
In the wake of the February 1 coup, Tokyo's strategy of pragmatic engagement has come under increasing pressure.
Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime
February 25, 2021

Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime

By Stella Naw
Myanmar's anti-coup protests have captivated the world's attention, but things look very different in the country's north.

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