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The U.S. pulled military assistance to Myanmar in the wake of abuses toward the Rohingya people, but does anyone have enough leverage to end the ethnic cleansing?
The United States ignores massive abuses at its own peril.
But experts say the measures will have limited effect and could even backfire.
Myanmar’s Muslim crackdown “has been decades in the making.”
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya civilians are trapped in a cycle of violence perpetuated by Myanmar’s military, exacerbated by Islamist militants, and inflamed by Aung San Suu Kyi.
Any future success will be built on the blood of the Rohingya.
We've never known more about oncoming atrocities, but are still mostly helpless to stop them.
Washington opts for tepid rhetoric and behind-the-scenes diplomacy rather than confronting Myanmar over what some call “ethnic cleansing.”
Beijing is trying to end the long-running conflicts along its border with Myanmar — but only because it can't exploit the region's resources at will anymore.