Posts Tagged: rohingyas
Democratic and political reforms in Burma have been uneven and halting.
Although known for decades for its oppressive behavior, Myanmar's government is capable of very little when it comes to conserving natural resources, promoting development, and protecting citizens.
Burma's Muslims are caught in a cross-fire between Chinese and Western investment.
Aung San Suu Kyi's tremendous skills as an opposition leader don't necessarily translate to presidential politics.
Burma -- from its president to its Nobel laureate -- has failed to address Buddhist violence in its Rakhine state against Muslim Rohingyas.
Just because the cliche that Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires is repeated ad nauseam doesn't mean it's not true.
The U.S. government has decided to lift the economic and diplomatic pressure that made reform in Burma possible.
A prominent Burma activist takes the Nobel laureate to task.