The Tatmadaw is still at the epicenter of politics. No understanding of it will prevent world and domestic leaders from achieving their goals.
21 The News For 21 October 2017
Ewan Cameron questions why the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement is being sold as common sense.
The success, and failure, of Myanmar’s landmark peace accord relies on four key groups of people, writes Joe Kumbun.
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army positions itself as an ethnic armed group, do other leaders agree?
Alleged terrorist links trump criticism of India’s plans to deport self-identifying Rohingya.
The misdemeanor of Britain’s foreign secretary is just the tip of the iceberg of bullying of Myanmar by its ex-colonizer.
At stake are not only the lives of the 52 million people, but one of the world’s newest democracies could disappear once again under authoritarian rule.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will be forced to rely more and more on China.
The success of Myanmar’s peace process hinges on how the govt, military, and ethnic armed organizations address the root causes of conflict collectively.
An anniversary is a time to address the present and look to the future, writes Scot Marciel, the US Ambassador to Myanmar.
While the international community lambasts the State Counselor, observers should look closer at the group that sparked the latest bout of Rakhine violence, writes Mon Mon Myat.
Today, public support for the State Counselor is strong domestically, a change from previous months in which critics questioned her govt’s direction.
Tin Maung Htoo argues that despite international criticism of the state counselor, she is still the country’s best hope for peace and progress.
Arakanese political commentator Aung Myo Oo contemplates why ethnic Arakanese in Rakhine harbor animosity against aid organizations.
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Britain is Still Being Beastly to its Former Colony Myanmar
Will Intl Condemnation Bring Down Myanmar’s Democratic Transition?
As West Ponders Sanctions, Will Myanmar Seek Beijing’s Embrace?
The EU-Myanmar IPA Threatens Emerging Democracy
Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement is a Forlorn Hope
India Chooses Security Over Compassion in Rakhine Crisis
Memory of Sacrifice: Memory, Justice and the Saffron Revolution
Tough Choices Ahead to Prevent ‘Black Friday,’ Achieve Stability in Rakhine
With Rakhine Under Siege, Will Govt Call a Security Council Meeting?
The Failed UN Mission in Myanmar
Use the Law to Protect Human Rights and the Environment from Irresponsible Investment