Posts Tagged: Burma
The failure of R2P is not in the doctrine, but in the states that refuse to implement it.
Aung San Suu Kyi either sees her sphere of influence as very limited or she is genuinely biased against Burma’s ethnic groups.
Naypyidaw isn’t the first showcase city that a nation has built from scratch, but it may be the emptiest.
Daw Suu refused to address the plight of the oppressed Rohingya, who originally come from Bangladesh, when she met its prime minister.
Buddhist mobs in Burma justify their attacks on Rohingya Muslims by claiming that the victims were illegal Bengalis trying to sneak into the country.
Syria is Iran’s Vietnam; Burma’s former head still pulls strings.
It’s time for the United States to examine how its own foreign policy promotes genocide, and take the actions necessary to curb it.
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.
A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar--we never heard of you before.