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Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
January 19, 2018
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
Developments in the region suggest that the goal remains far from becoming a reality anytime soon.
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
January 16, 2018
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
Like so many of South Asia's flashpoints, the Rohingya crisis has roots in the bloody Partition of 1947.
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
December 19, 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
Will the international community contend with Aung San Suu Kyi's culpability for the violence in Rakhine State?
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
Buddhism and Islam in Asia: A Long and Complicated History
October 29, 2017
Buddhism and Islam in Asia: A Long and Complicated History
Demography and history explain troubled attitudes toward Islam in Buddhist-majority Asian regions today.
Buddhism and Islam in Asia: A Long and Complicated History
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
October 13, 2017
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
The perils of portraying the Rohingya crisis through securitized lens are quickly becoming apparent.
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
September 27, 2017
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
Nationalism and the crisis in Rakhine hide the economic roots of the NLD’s weakness.
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
September 26, 2017
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
The Burmese military's atrocities in Rakhine state cannot go unpunished.
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
September 09, 2017
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
The eruption of Rohingya insurgency has taken the long-simmering Rakhine State crisis to a new level.
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Escalates
September 07, 2017
Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Escalates
Life for the group is looking grimmer by the day.
Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Escalates
Why Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom
July 11, 2017
Why Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom
The current government's approach looks eerily familiar.
Why Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
March 09, 2017
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
The government declared the clearance operation over last month – it’s not so simple.
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
The Rohingya Insurgents: Myanmar Creates Its Own Frankenstein
February 09, 2017
The Rohingya Insurgents: Myanmar Creates Its Own Frankenstein
Harakah al-Yaqin, a new insurgent group in Rakhine state, is different than its predecessors.
The Rohingya Insurgents: Myanmar Creates Its Own Frankenstein
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
January 07, 2017
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
Getting to the bottom of the Rohingya insurgency's alleged links to transnational terrorism.
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
December 06, 2016
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
Cynicism and denial hold sway in Myanmar, even as children's lives are put at risk.
The Dark Depths of Myanmar's Rohingya Tragedy
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
October 30, 2016
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
Much of the speculation about the recent attacks miss a simple truth about the plight of the Rohingya.
Taking the Rohingya Insurgency at Face Value
Violence Erupts in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
October 18, 2016
Violence Erupts in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
A closer look at the latest burst of conflict in a troubled region of the country.
Violence Erupts in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
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