February 24, 2021
Why Did the Tatmadaw’s ‘War Fighters’ Seize Power?
By Arthur Swan Ye Tun
To understand what motivated this month's coup in Myanmar, you need to understand the army's history and cloistered worldview.
February 11, 2021
The Coup in Myanmar: Where is the NLD?
By Philipp Annawitt
The most domestically popular party in the world needs to find new leaders to unify and guide the resistance to the coup in Myanmar.
February 05, 2021
Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences
By Ankit Panda
How will the February 1, 2021, coup in Myanmar affect the country’s internal security and foreign relations?
February 04, 2021
The New Military Government in Myanmar Could Well Be Short-Lived
By Brian Wong
Domestic pressure, economic sanctions, and strategic anxieties hold out hope that the junta will be forced to make concessions.
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.
January 31, 2020
How Constitutional Reform in Myanmar Matters for the Country’s Democracy
By Andrew Nachemson
While the process may not result in much substantive change, it nonetheless has tangible effects on ties between the NLD, the military, and ethnic parties.
April 12, 2019
Why Myanmar's New Insurance Market Opening Matters
By Erin Murphy
Newly awarded insurance licenses offer a greater chance for economic development amid wider uncertainties.
April 09, 2019
Erin Murphy on the State of Myanmar’s Economy
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A conversation on the future of Myanmar's economy, and the implications for domestic and international actors.
November 30, 2018
Suu Kyi's Electoral Blow in Myanmar Must Spark Real Change
By Luke Hunt
With the NLD's recent by-election defeat, the people have spoken. Now Suu Kyi and her party must listen and adjust.
July 15, 2017
Why India Isn't Really 'Acting East' in Myanmar
By Jonathan Tai
New Delhi has a lot left to do to actually realize its grand ambitions.
July 11, 2017
Why Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom
By Joshua Kurlantzick
The current government's approach looks eerily familiar.
April 12, 2017
Time For Myanmar’s New Government to Get Back on Track
By Erin Murphy
Though the NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi have had a disappointing year, there are some steps they can take to get back on track.