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With Recent Coup, Myanmar’s Military Diverges From the Indonesian Path
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.

Myanmar’s Protests Continue, Despite Growing Violence From Security Forces
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.
Amid Coup Fears, Myanmar’s Election Commission Rejects Army Election Fraud Claims
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.

In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses
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.

Myanmar’s 2020 Elections: What Does the Future Hold? 
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.

Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?
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?

What Will the UN Fact-Finding Mission’s Report Mean for Rohingya?
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?
Myanmar’s Jade-Fueled War
June 01, 2018

Myanmar’s Jade-Fueled War

By Daniel Combs
Are the Tatmadaw and KIA colluding to maximize jade profits?

Myanmar’s Buddhist Rakhine Rebels
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.

Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
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.

Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
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.
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.

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