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Why Are Old Myanmar-Israel Military Links Under New Scrutiny?
June 11, 2019
Why Are Old Myanmar-Israel Military Links Under New Scrutiny?
A closer look at another round of scrutiny on defense collaboration between the two sides.
Why Are Old Myanmar-Israel Military Links Under New Scrutiny?
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
May 17, 2019
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
April 17, 2019
In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
With investors shying away from a risky business environment, Myanmar's military will only increase its economic influence.
In Myanmar, Jittery Investors Threaten Long-Term Development
Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?
February 20, 2019
Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?
Is the Myanmar military taking greater interest in Indian separatist groups on its territory?
Are Indian Separatist Rebels in the Myanmar Army’s Crosshairs?
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
January 30, 2019
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
A closer look at the move and what it may mean for the country's politics.
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
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 sidelining Myanmar military abuses, India is failing to uphold a values-centered foreign policy.
India Continues to Play Safe With Myanmar Over the Rohingya Issue
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
Recent commemoration highlights developments within the service and the country’s wider defense modernization.
Myanmar’s Military in the Headlines With 71st Air Force Anniversary
The Rohingya Crisis in Context
September 14, 2018
The Rohingya Crisis in Context
International discussion of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar often lacks a necessary broader historical understanding.
The Rohingya Crisis in Context
Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?
September 07, 2018
Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?
A civilian-controlled coast guard could very well feed into the power struggle between the government and the military.
Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
August 31, 2018
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
A Facebook ban on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing will have major ramifications.
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
May 18, 2018
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
The fighting in Kachin is a microcosm of Myanmar's stalled peace process.
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
Myanmar's Deadly Mines
March 10, 2018
Myanmar's Deadly Mines
Despite an ongoing peace process, Myanmar is littered with mines. Civilians are paying the price.
Myanmar's Deadly Mines
What’s Behind Myanmar’s Big New Military Exercise?
February 09, 2018
What’s Behind Myanmar’s Big New Military Exercise?
The holding of the first tri-service exercise in over two decades needs to be viewed from a broader perspective.
What’s Behind Myanmar’s Big New Military Exercise?
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
February 08, 2018
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
With Rakhine state in the international spotlight, Myanmar’s abuses in Kachin state continue with little global notice.
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
February 01, 2018
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
Building trust between the Tatmadaw and the ethnic armed groups is the starting point of the path to peace.
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
What Did the Russian Defense Minister’s Myanmar Visit Accomplish?
January 23, 2018
What Did the Russian Defense Minister’s Myanmar Visit Accomplish?
The trip put the focus on ongoing activity in the bilateral military relationship which has been on the uptick of late.
What Did the Russian Defense Minister’s Myanmar Visit Accomplish?
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