August 15, 2022
Myanmar Executions Revive Pressure for More Sanctions
By Elaine Kurtenback
The U.S. Senate is inching toward passage of the Burma Act, which would pave the way for sanctions on Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE).
July 11, 2022
ASEAN Should Harden Its Stance on Myanmar Junta, Blinken Says
By Sebastian Strangio
But the Southeast Asian bloc is unlikely to take the punitive line favored by the U.S. and its Western partners.
October 22, 2021
US Leadership Could Change Course of Myanmar’s Human Rights Crisis
By Carolyn Nash
A U.S.-led coalition that intensifies this pressure could change the course of Myanmar’s protracted human rights disaster.
March 26, 2021
Samantha Power Is Myanmar’s Best Hope for US Support
By Carolyn Nash
As protests intensify in Myanmar, the civil disobedience movement should look to Power as their best avenue to secure greater international support.
January 25, 2020
Adding Myanmar to the Trump Travel Ban Would Be a Mistake
By Daniel O'Connor
Such a move would only serve to push Myanmar further away from the U.S. – and toward China.
January 20, 2020
Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?
By Hunter Marston
Xi’s visit bolstered China-Myanmar ties, but the West can still compete.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 22, 2017
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
By Angshuman Choudhury
Geopolitics beats out values as Tillerson treads softly on the Rohingya issue.
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?