As Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing grooms his juniors, who is likeliest to take his place when he steps down, and what do recent military shake-ups mean for the 2020 elections?
Refusing to learn the lessons of past mistakes, the NLD’s backing of Gen. Aung San statues in ethnic states will hurt them in 2020 elections.
The regional administration’s canceled budget request for 16 billion kyats for non-essential items was just the latest in an embarrassingly long line of missteps.
Whether it’s in the life of a nation or a person, holding on to optimism can keep us moving forward.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s letter of condolence to former dictator U Than Shwe on the loss of his son-in-law has caused a stir, but it should come as no surprise.
After years of working with EAOs in the east, the Christian relief group run by an ex-U.S. marine has found a new mission in Rakhine; AA leader has ‘no objections’
The government is finally getting serious about silencing U Wirathu’s hate speech; it must bring the fugitive to court without delay.
The country is only halfway toward the goal of full democracy that was envisioned in 1988.
With an election looming, we can only expect their hate-mongering to intensify
The United Wa State Army’s 30th anniversary peace celebration was a new spectacle of strength and autonomy, but their precise demands remain unchanged.
The spectacle of a government using the only tool at its disposal to protect journalists—a presidential pardon—is no cause for celebration.
Not welcome in the West, Tatmadaw leaders are boosting arms purchases from Russia and consultations with China, despite the latter’s ongoing support for border-based EAOs.
The development of the Wa capital Panghsang symbolizes the UWSA’s transformation into a force to be reckoned with, militarily and politically.
Many seem to think that Myanmar's civil war would surely end if all armed groups would only sign the NCA. But the NCA does not deliver what they crave most — self-determination.
Ahead of major events at the United Wa State Army’s headquarters to mark 30 years of a successful ceasefire, Lawi Weng discusses Wa’s delicate balance of power and peace.