Myanmar Is on the Precipice of Civil War
Existing conflicts with ethnic groups add fuel to the fire.
Are U.S. and Chinese Interests Really Opposed in Iran and Myanmar?
Beijing is making moves to ensure regional dominance in Southeast Asia and oil supplies from the Middle East. It could be shooting itself in the foot.
Romanticizing Dissidents Plays Into the Hands of Repressive Governments
When it comes to Alexei Navalny and Aung San Suu Kyi, we can’t have it both ways.
Protests Unite Myanmar’s Ethnic Groups Against Common Foe
The shared experience of military violence has shifted political objectives among the ethnic majority.
Myanmar’s Coup Is Devastating for Women
The junta’s patriarchal oppression will cost more lives in Myanmar—unless the international community acts now.
The Quad Can End the Crisis in Myanmar
Experts are overlooking the powerful influence of New Delhi and Tokyo.
China Finds Itself Under Fire in Myanmar
Attacks on Chinese factories could force Beijing to take a stand on the military coup.
Myanmar’s Women Are on the Front Lines Against the Junta
Protesters are using the military's fear of women against it.
Myanmar’s Protesters Adapt Under Siege
Activists have changed their tactics in response to deadly crackdowns, frustrating the military regime.
Why China Favors Democracy Over Dictatorship in Myanmar
To secure Beijing’s economic and regional interests, a reliable democratic government is better than an unpredictable and expansionist military junta.
Can a Dam Deal Buy Beijing’s Support for Myanmar’s Junta?
China wants an unpopular billion-dollar project restarted, but it has walked a fine line around the coup.
Should Biden Ditch All of Trump’s Policies?
From Afghanistan to China, the new administration seems likely to hold on to some ideas from the previous one.
Myanmar vs. Its Generals
Thant Myint-U on the future of the protests, what Beijing wants, and what Washington can do to help.
Why Convicting Trump is Key to Biden’s Foreign Policy
With U.S. credibility so low, promoting democracy is harder than ever—so Washington should get its own house in order first.
Washington’s Window Is Closing Fast in Myanmar
Targeted, sharp action to reverse the coup is urgently needed.