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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. 

How Myanmar Benefits from the US-China Competition in the Indo-Pacific
December 08, 2018

How Myanmar Benefits from the US-China Competition in the Indo-Pacific

By Sampa Kundu
Myanmar's government has played its cards well in the U.S.-China competition for influence.
What the US Can Learn from China and India’s Engagement With Myanmar
August 09, 2018

What the US Can Learn from China and India’s Engagement With Myanmar

By Abigail Chen and Hunter Marston
As U.S. pressure tactics have proven unable to improve conditions for the Rohingya, it is worth considering alternatives.

A New Report Says America is Being Duped in Myanmar
March 23, 2018

A New Report Says America is Being Duped in Myanmar

By Stanley A. Weiss
Myanmar's military has fooled Washington into thinking the country has changed.

What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
November 22, 2017

What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means

By Angshuman Choudhury
Geopolitics beats out values as Tillerson treads softly on the Rohingya issue.

Is Myanmar Serious About Enforcing Sanctions on North Korea?
October 27, 2017

Is Myanmar Serious About Enforcing Sanctions on North Korea?

By Clint Work
Is this a real shift in North Korea-Myanmar relations, or just political expediency?

What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
September 09, 2017

What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The eruption of Rohingya insurgency has taken the long-simmering Rakhine State crisis to a new level.
How Should Washington Re-engage with Myanmar's Security Agenda?
August 24, 2017

How Should Washington Re-engage with Myanmar's Security Agenda?

By Amara Thiha
Multi-track diplomacy holds the key to effective engagement with the Tatmadaw.

It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw
May 11, 2017

It’s Good to Be the Tatmadaw

By Ben Dunant
Formerly a global pariah, the Burmese military now enjoys a growing embrace by the West and public support at home.

Why the US Election Matters for Myanmar
November 03, 2016

Why the US Election Matters for Myanmar

By Adam E. Howe
The next president will determine whether Obama's interest in Myanmar was aberration or precedent.

'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar
April 29, 2016

'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar

By David Doyle
"We want to declare to the U.S. embassy and to all the other countries, there are no Rohingya in our country."
Is the US Giving Myanmar a Free Pass?
October 18, 2015

Is the US Giving Myanmar a Free Pass?

By Hunter Marston
The U.S. can do better than to treat Myanmar’s democratic progress as “good enough.”

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