April 20, 2021
With Recent Coup, Myanmar’s Military Diverges From the Indonesian Path
By Richard Borsuk
After Suharto’s fall in 1998, Indonesia's military did what Myanmar’s Tatmadaw needs to do, but won’t: relinquish an overt role in politics.
March 09, 2021
Myanmar’s Protests Continue, Despite Growing Violence From Security Forces
By Associated Press
Myanmar security forces killed two anti-coup protesters on Monday, continuing a heavy-handed crackdown.
January 29, 2021
Amid Coup Fears, Myanmar’s Election Commission Rejects Army Election Fraud Claims
By Sebastian Strangio
The NLD's November landslide has sharpened the rivalry between the civilian government and the Myanmar military.
September 11, 2020
In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses
By Sebastian Strangio
A new report argues that a military-linked conglomerate – and its foreign partners – are directly funding units accused of crimes against humanity.
May 06, 2020
Myanmar’s 2020 Elections: What Does the Future Hold?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
If the polls move forward despite the pandemic, it will be a landmark development for Myanmar.
November 30, 2019
Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?
By Angshuman Choudhury
The Nobel peace prize winner will now be defending charges of genocide at an international court. How did it come to this?
August 30, 2018
What Will the UN Fact-Finding Mission’s Report Mean for Rohingya?
By Shafiur Rahman
Will the damning indictment of Myanmar's military be enough to force the international community to act?
June 01, 2018
Myanmar’s Jade-Fueled War
By Daniel Combs
Are the Tatmadaw and KIA colluding to maximize jade profits?
March 07, 2018
Myanmar’s Buddhist Rakhine Rebels
By Neil Thompson
The army empowered the Rakhine to commit atrocities against the Rohingya. Now the Rakhine are turning against the state.
February 08, 2018
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
By Gavin Kelleher
With Rakhine state in the international spotlight, Myanmar’s abuses in Kachin state continue with little global notice.
February 01, 2018
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
By Eugene Mark
Building trust between the Tatmadaw and the ethnic armed groups is the starting point of the path to peace.
October 14, 2017
What Is the Tatmadaw’s Plan for the Rohingya?
By Austin Bodetti
Myanmar’s military has spent decades engineering a genocide.