U.S. Pulls Military Assistance to Myanmar Over Rohingya Abuses
But experts say the measures will have limited effect and could even backfire.
For Years, U.N. Was Warned of Threat to Rohingya in Myanmar
Myanmar’s Muslim crackdown “has been decades in the making.”
Give the Nobel Peace Prize Posthumously
There’s an easy way to avoid betrayal by winners of the world’s most important humanitarian prize: only give it to dead people.
The World Knew Ahead of Time the Rohingya Were Facing Genocide
We've never known more about oncoming atrocities, but are still mostly helpless to stop them.
A Genocide in the Making
The world can no longer look away from the intensifying assault on Burma’s Rohingya minority.
The Long View on Burma
Forget short-term solutions to Burma’s interethnic violence. It will take generations to set things right.
Burma’s Grassroots War on Drugs
Civic activism was supposed to save Burma. But a violent Christian anti-drug squad is showing its dark side.
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.
This Is Not the Time to Ease Up on Burma
Southeast Asia’s newest democracy has made a lot of progress, but some sanctions should stay.
Can Aung San Suu Kyi Save Burma’s Economy?
Winning an election was one thing. Now it’s time to make people’s lives better.
The Perils of Burma’s Internet Craze
A vicious hacker movement with military connections is targeting independent bloggers and media outlets.
Burma’s Timid Friends
Burma is undergoing a challenging democratic transition. So why haven’t Asia’s democracies done more to help?
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.
Remembering War (X): While nearly half of the brigade was dying…
What is the difference between remembering war and writing histories about it?
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.