Veteran journalist Bertil Lintner talks to The Irrawaddy about China’s goals in Myanmar, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s future role and how the military might be defeated.
03 The News For 3 July 2022
Also this week, the regime’s attorney-general offered a legal defense of the coup, and the Myanmar Air Force left the junta chief red-faced.
More than 7,000 civilians have fled regime arson raids in Yinmabin Township, a resistance stronghold.
Most of the victims were in Shwebo Township for medical training, according to the Generation Z Special Task Force.
Tom Andrews highlighted the junta’s violence against children and how five million kids in Myanmar are in urgent need of humanitarian aid.
Online videos show Karen resistance fighters boasting about their easy victory over regime troops.
The incursion happened one day after a meeting between the coup leader and a Thai military delegation to discuss border stability.
Beijing appears to believe the regime still offers the best guarantee of security for its interests in Myanmar, but the threat posed by resistance forces is growing.
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Beijing appears to believe the regime still offers the best guarantee of security for its interests in Myanmar, but the threat posed by resistance forces is growing.Read Now
Pornpimol Kanchanalak should recall the history of bilateral ties before putting too much stock in a ‘special relationship’ between Bangkok and the
By moving her to prison, the generals believe they have finally gotten rid of the 77-year-old forever.
If the international community places concerted pressure on the junta and isolates it completely, the military will be forced to make concessions.
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