Political Reform in Myanmar
ASEAN’s five-point consensus agreement of 24 April has done little to blunt the violence ravaging Myanmar.
Tokyo and New Delhi are being forced to walk a fine line between human rights and their own economic and security imperatives.
Ultimately, playing by the military’s constitutional rules and towing its line on the Rohingya weren’t enough to keep Aung San Suu Kyi out of house arrest.
In November’s election, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) won 83% of seats, yet constitutionally must share power with the military, meaning five more years of an uneasy alliance.
With a national election fast approaching, barriers to peace remain in Myanmar’s ethnic borderlands.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) will face a tough test at the polls on November 8th. But so too will the country’s fragile democratic institutions.
Exploring the interests and motivations underpinning China’s historical involvement in Wa state along the Myanmar border.
With ethnic conflicts flaring up and down the country, reinvigorating the nation-level peace process will be challenging – but not impossible.
Will the once revered Aung San Suu Kyi be able to resuscitate her country’s stalled peace process?
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