Min Zin


Burma’s Puppeteer-in-Chief Takes Charge

Aung San Suu Kyi won’t be her country’s next president. But she’s not about to let that stop her from running the show.


Burma’s Painful Democratic Rebirth

For the first time in five decades, a democratic government is taking power in Burma. But there are plenty of problems ahead.


Burma Takes a Big Step Backwards

The latest crackdown on Burma's student protest movement shows that senior military leaders are having second thoughts about the shift toward democracy.


Can Burma’s Civil Society Find Its Voice Again?

The Burmese military is staging a comeback. Since the government launched its tentative liberalization process four years ago, the armed forces, the notorious Tatmadaw, have ...


The Lady Rallies the Masses Once Again

Aung San Suu Kyi wants to change the Burmese constitution. But will the military really go along?


Let’s Face It: Democracy in Burma Is Not Inevitable

Political scientist Jay Ulfelder recently posted an interesting analysis of one of my recent articles on Foreign Policy. I generally make a point not to ...

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