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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
Can Kofi Annan’s Commission Solve the Rohingya Conundrum?
September 05, 2016
Can Kofi Annan’s Commission Solve the Rohingya Conundrum?
A new advisory commission, led by Annan, will seek a lasting solution to tensions in Rakhine state.
Can Kofi Annan’s Commission Solve the Rohingya Conundrum?
In Myanmar, the AIIB Could Buttress China's 'One Belt, One Road' Framework
August 22, 2016
In Myanmar, the AIIB Could Buttress China's 'One Belt, One Road' Framework
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could come to play a greater role in Myanmar.
In Myanmar, the AIIB Could Buttress China's 'One Belt, One Road' Framework
Is Genocide Underway in Myanmar?
October 30, 2015
Is Genocide Underway in Myanmar?
A new legal analysis released this week presents strong evidence that it is.
Is Genocide Underway in Myanmar?
Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut
July 25, 2015
Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut
The UN World Food Programme has confirmed it will be cutting food rations for internally displaced persons.
Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut
Why Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis Matters
July 23, 2015
Why Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis Matters
The Diplomat launches a new series on the region's refugee crisis. Here's why it matters.
Why Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis Matters
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