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Thailand Arrests Three Journalists Fleeing Junta Crackdown in Myanmar
May 11, 2021

Thailand Arrests Three Journalists Fleeing Junta Crackdown in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
How the Thai government handles them will give the world a clear signal of its priorities.

Myanmar’s Crisis: What Comes Next?
May 10, 2021

Myanmar’s Crisis: What Comes Next?

By Khaing Sandi Win Min
As the military's atrocities continue, Myanmar’s crisis threatens to undermine the wider region’s security.
Myanmar Junta Labels Shadow Government ‘Terrorists’
May 10, 2021

Myanmar Junta Labels Shadow Government ‘Terrorists’

By Sebastian Strangio
The designation never bodes well for the possibility of peaceful resolution to a crisis.

Can Myanmar’s New ‘People’s Defense Force’ Succeed?
May 06, 2021

Can Myanmar’s New ‘People’s Defense Force’ Succeed?

By Sebastian Strangio
The force is intended as a prelude to the eventual establishment of a Federal Union Army to battle the military junta.

Under Military Rule, Myanmar Has Retreated to the Keypad Phone Age
May 06, 2021

Under Military Rule, Myanmar Has Retreated to the Keypad Phone Age

By Aika Sato
Given the protest movement's reliance on social media, the military junta has begun executing random smartphone spot checks.

Medical Workers Targeted in Myanmar’s Post-Coup Crisis
May 05, 2021

Medical Workers Targeted in Myanmar’s Post-Coup Crisis

By Brian Elmore
The country's political and economic troubles are being shadowed by a looming public health crisis.

Kachin Insurgents Shoot Down Myanmar Military Helicopter
May 04, 2021

Kachin Insurgents Shoot Down Myanmar Military Helicopter

By Sebastian Strangio
The counterattack came after days of Myanmar military air strikes against Kachin Independence Army positions.
Myanmar’s Generals Aren’t Going Anywhere
May 03, 2021

Myanmar’s Generals Aren’t Going Anywhere

By George McLeod
As sanctions are reimposed, the country's old business elite is slowly clawing back the ground lost during a decade of reform.

Myanmar Ethnic Rebel Coalition to Begin Unity Talks: Report
April 29, 2021

Myanmar Ethnic Rebel Coalition to Begin Unity Talks: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
Signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement are looking to build an "all-inclusive" ethnic minority front against the junta.

ASEAN’s Next Steps for Ending the Myanmar Crisis
April 29, 2021

ASEAN’s Next Steps for Ending the Myanmar Crisis

By Muhammad Waffaa Kharisma
ASEAN's special envoy to Myanmar has the potential to push the warring parties onto the path of peaceful dialogue.

Assessing the Outcome of ASEAN’s Special Meeting on Myanmar
April 27, 2021

Assessing the Outcome of ASEAN’s Special Meeting on Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The outcome of the special summit reflected both ASEAN's limitations and the intractable nature of the country's crisis.
Global Norms Are Under Attack in Post-Coup Myanmar
April 23, 2021

Global Norms Are Under Attack in Post-Coup Myanmar

By Aung Kyaw and Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The world's action – or inaction – will have an impact far beyond Myanmar's own borders.

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