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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The Irrawaddy speaks with journalist Bertil Lintner about an Aung Sang Suu Kyi-led government and the prospects for peace in Burma.

Friday, January 29, 2016

The Irrawaddy revisits a story from last month on the post-election meeting between ex-junta head Snr-Gen Than Shwe and Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

With news that a film based on the book “Twilight Over Burma,” is complete, The Irrawaddy revisits a trip to the late Shan Prince Sao

Friday, September 18, 2015

On the 27th anniversary of the coup that toppled Gen. Ne Win’s government, another look at some of the colorful characters who took the reins.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Irrawaddy speaks with journalist Bertil Lintner about the prospects for peace in Burma, the role of foreign interests and the issue of federalism.  

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

In the second installment of The Irrawaddy’s interview with Professor Larry Diamond, the democracy scholar discusses the challenges faced by Burma’s democratic opposition.

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Irrawaddy speaks with Stanford University Professor Larry Diamond about the electoral implications of Shwe Mann’s fall from grace.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Political theorist Francis Fukuyama discusses the challenges awaiting Burma’s democratic opposition ahead of the November general election.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

It was 27 years ago that students led a massive uprising against military rule in Burma—an event that has shaped an entire generation.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The century-old Chin Tsong Palace, known locally as “Kanbawza Yeiktha,” was designated as a cultural heritage site by Burma’s Ministry of Culture last week.

Friday, July 10, 2015

With Myanmar’s political dynamics up in the air ahead of elections in November, China has opened its arms to the influential opposition leader.

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Irrawaddy’s Editor in Chief Aung Zaw speaks with Gen. Gun Maw of the Kachin Independence Army about recent conflicts and Burma’s prospects for peace.

Friday, December 5, 2014

As Norwegian King Harald V wraps up a state visit to Burma, The Irrawaddy reflects on the changing relationship between the two nations.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A flamboyant Chinese tycoon left behind a lavish colonial-era palace in central Rangoon.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

An army past has long been the businessman's best asset—but the rules of the game may now be shifting.

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