Why is Min Aung Hlaing, the Burma Army’s Commander-in-Chief, cozying up to Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy? And will it work?
Aung San Suu Kyi has had frosty relations with Japan because of Tokyo’s support for previous regimes. Now that she’s in charge, will that change?
Aung San Suu Kyi’s diplomatic knowledge and skills will be tested by the complexity of both internal issues back home and current Southeast Asian politics.
With the NLD government’s inauguration complete, Burma could witness fundamental changes and surprises as it adjusts to a different balance of power.
As cabinet nominees are announced, the powerful National Defense and Security Council could be nearly split between the NLD and military.
Htin Kyaw will soon show the world whether he has the political skills, maneuverability and diplomacy to handle the burden of Burma’s proxy presidency.
Aung San Suu Kyi is the rightful leader of Burma, but if the 2008 Constitution cannot be amended now, then the Lady will have to
Newly elected lawmakers assumed their seats for the first time Monday in a Parliament many hope will stand for a more just and democratic political
As Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to lead a National League for Democracy-led government—at least “from above”—the country’s army chief is not sitting idly.
It remains to be seen whether the signing of a so-called nationwide ceasefire agreement this week can further a peace process still far from complete.