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Marking Myanmar Coup Anniversary, Western Governments Target Judiciary With Sanctions
February 01, 2022

Marking Myanmar Coup Anniversary, Western Governments Target Judiciary With Sanctions

By Sebastian Strangio
The coordinated move follows a series of recent convictions against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar Teak Exports to US Continuing Despite Sanctions: Watchdog
January 12, 2022

Myanmar Teak Exports to US Continuing Despite Sanctions: Watchdog

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Justice for Myanmar, U.S. companies imported nearly 1,600 metric tons of teak between February and December of last year.
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 Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Junta
July 05, 2021

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement followed reports that security forces killed at least 25 people in central Myanmar.

With Coordinated Announcement, Western Nations Ramp up Myanmar Sanctions
May 18, 2021

With Coordinated Announcement, Western Nations Ramp up Myanmar Sanctions

By Sebastian Strangio
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the U.S. will “continue to promote accountability for those responsible for the coup."

Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises
April 12, 2021

Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises

By Sebastian Strangio
With the security forces graduating to more violent crackdowns, Myanmar is fast approaching the point of economic meltdown.

US Government to Sanction Military-Linked Myanmar Conglomerates: Report
March 25, 2021

US Government to Sanction Military-Linked Myanmar Conglomerates: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
MEC and MEHL control a vast network of companies that channel profits into the Tatmadaw's coffers.
Following Coup, US Targets Myanmar Military With Sanctions
February 11, 2021

Following Coup, US Targets Myanmar Military With Sanctions

By Sebastian Strangio
The sanctions seem designed to limit the impact on the public – but Myanmar's coup leaders are unlikely to yield.

US-Myanmar Policy Under Trump in the Spotlight With New Sanctions
July 18, 2019

US-Myanmar Policy Under Trump in the Spotlight With New Sanctions

By Prashanth Parameswaran
New measures announced this week have spotlighted the Trump administration’s approach toward Naypyidaw.

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