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Why Foreign Policy Matters to Myanmar’s Democratic Transition
October 22, 2019

Why Foreign Policy Matters to Myanmar’s Democratic Transition

By Hnin Wint Nyunt Hman
In the best-case scenario, Myanmar would be rich like the East and democratic like the West. 

Will Myanmar’s Navy Get Its First Submarine From the Indian Navy?
July 30, 2019

Will Myanmar’s Navy Get Its First Submarine From the Indian Navy?

By Ankit Panda
The Myanmar Navy is moving toward a submarine capability with India’s assistance.
Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts
June 12, 2019

Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts

By Lorcan Lovett
A new free speech movement clashes with Myanmar’s military.

Why Are Old Myanmar-Israel Military Links Under New Scrutiny?
June 11, 2019

Why Are Old Myanmar-Israel Military Links Under New Scrutiny?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at another round of scrutiny on defense collaboration between the two sides.

Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
May 17, 2019

Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China

By Jieun Pyun
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.

In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
April 17, 2019

In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development

By Tej Parikh
With investors shying away from a risky business environment, Myanmar's military will only increase its economic influence.

Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?
February 20, 2019

Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Is the Myanmar military taking greater interest in Indian separatist groups on its territory?
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
January 30, 2019

What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the move and what it may mean for the country's politics.

India Continues to Play Safe With Myanmar Over the Rohingya Issue
December 20, 2018

India Continues to Play Safe With Myanmar Over the Rohingya Issue

By Angshuman Choudhury
By sidelining Myanmar military abuses, India is failing to uphold a values-centered foreign policy.

Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary
December 19, 2018

Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Recent commemoration highlights developments within the service and the country’s wider defense modernization.

The Rohingya Crisis in Context
September 14, 2018

The Rohingya Crisis in Context

By Mark Du
International discussion of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar often lacks a necessary broader historical understanding.
Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?
September 07, 2018

Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?

By Amara Thiha
A civilian-controlled coast guard could very well feed into the power struggle between the government and the military.

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