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?
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.
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.
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.
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.