After Another Mining Disaster, Ethnic Minorities Lose Patience With Myanmar’s Leadership
For those in the borderlands, the recent landslide in Kachin state is a symptom of the government’s empty promises.
Myanmar’s Atrocities Demand New Sanctions
Rep. Eliot Engel’s sanctions legislation offers the right response to the Myanmar military’s campaign of murder and displacement.
Aung San Suu Kyi Is A Politician, Not A Monster
Western liberals projected their own hopes onto "the Lady" — and then blamed her for not living up to them.
For Years, U.N. Was Warned of Threat to Rohingya in Myanmar
Myanmar’s Muslim crackdown “has been decades in the making.”
The Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya Could Be the New Myanmar’s Original Sin
Any future success will be built on the blood of the Rohingya.
As Myanmar Cracks Down on Rohingya, Washington ‘Asleep at the Switch’
Washington opts for tepid rhetoric and behind-the-scenes diplomacy rather than confronting Myanmar over what some call “ethnic cleansing.”
Gruesome New Details on The Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar No One Is Talking About
Myanmar is carrying out ‘devastating cruelty’ against minority group, U.N. charges.
Obama to Lift Myanmar Sanctions, Including Those on Dirty Jade, Sooner Than Human Rights Organizations Wanted
Some experts fear that the decision will hurt America's ability to influence Myanmar's most troubled sectors.
Can Aung San Suu Kyi Bring an End to Civil War in Myanmar?
A fledgling peace summit brought together democracy leaders, military chiefs, and warring ethnic rebels. But it didn’t go all that smoothly.
Give Burma a Chance
No, the country's remarkable democratic transition hasn't been perfect. But its critics should keep in mind how much has already been accomplished.
Aung San Suu Kyi Must Focus on Ending Burma’s Civil War
The country’s democratic transformation will mean little unless it can bring peace to long-suffering ethnic minorities.
The New Burma Is Starting to Look Too Much Like the Old Burma
In Aung San Suu Kyi’s “democratic” Burma, the people are a silent partner.
Aung San Suu Kyi Is in Power. So Why Is She Ignoring Her Country’s Most Vulnerable People?
For the Rohingya, Burma’s new democratic government is little better than the old dictatorship.
A Fight Over Words Strains Burgeoning U.S.-Myanmar Ties
Myanmar's new leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, wants U.S. diplomats to sweep the country's persecution of Rohingya Muslims under the rug.
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.
The 10 Habits of Highly Effective Countries
The steps Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi needs to take to ensure democracy.