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Erin Murphy on the Twists and Turns of US Policy Toward Myanmar
May 03, 2022

Erin Murphy on the Twists and Turns of US Policy Toward Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
"This is not a popular opinion, but I think the U.S. and the international community should have engaged the military more."

The US Says Myanmar Committed Genocide in Assaults on Rohingya
March 21, 2022

The US Says Myanmar Committed Genocide in Assaults on Rohingya

By Sebastian Strangio
The declaration is long overdue, but accountability for Myanmar's military remains a long way off.
Myanmar Timber Exports Continue, Despite Western Sanctions: Report
March 08, 2022

Myanmar Timber Exports Continue, Despite Western Sanctions: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
According to the environmental advocacy group Forest Trends, much more can be done to strangle the junta's access to natural resource revenues.

What the National Defense Authorization Act Means for US Policy Toward Myanmar
December 31, 2021

What the National Defense Authorization Act Means for US Policy Toward Myanmar

By Zachary Abuza
The legislation calls for Washington to adopt a more robust and cohesive approach toward the country's military junta.

US Suspends Trade and Investment Agreement with Myanmar
March 30, 2021

US Suspends Trade and Investment Agreement with Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.S. Trade Representative is also set to reassess Myanmar's eligibility for tariff-free access to the American market.

Myanmar and Biden’s Broken-Down Car Dilemma
February 22, 2021

Myanmar and Biden’s Broken-Down Car Dilemma

By Andrew Samet
The Myanmar coup has posed an early test to the new administration's promise to work with allies to forge an anti-authoritarian front.

Myanmar’s Coup: An Early Test for the Biden Administration
February 02, 2021

Myanmar’s Coup: An Early Test for the Biden Administration

By Sebastian Strangio
It remains to be seen whether the U.S. response can resolve a growing tension between values and interests.
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.

Why the US Shouldn't Have Lifted Sanctions on Myanmar
October 03, 2016

Why the US Shouldn't Have Lifted Sanctions on Myanmar

By Aaron Balshan
The removal of sanctions will not do Myanmar's fledgling democracy any favors.

Is Myanmar Still in Cahoots With North Korea?
October 01, 2016

Is Myanmar Still in Cahoots With North Korea?

By Shawn W. Crispin
The state of cooperation between the two countries continues to be an issue of interest.

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