Regions / Burma
The failure of R2P is not in the doctrine, but in the states that refuse to implement it.
If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.
Aung San Suu Kyi either sees her sphere of influence as very limited or she is genuinely biased against Burma’s ethnic groups.
Burma's constitution awards a quarter of its parliament to the military. But that's not Aung San Suu Kyi's biggest problem by a long shot.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a risky escape to Malaysia.
Naypyidaw isn’t the first showcase city that a nation has built from scratch, but it may be the emptiest.
International aid and "statebuilding" exercises risk exacerbating ethnic conflicts in Myanmar. Here's a more realistic approach.
Backsliding reforms, attacks on civilians, and evidence of war crimes are among the troubling reports just ahead of President Obama’s visit to Burma.