May 31, 2016

Burmese NGO Pushes for Reparations for Political Prisoners

Julia Bowie | The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has released the first comprehensive study of Burma’s political prisoners, revealing judicial abuse, systematic torture, and enormous barriers to reintegration. […]
July 22, 2015

Of Monarchs and Military Men: The Political Pathologies that Undermine Democracy in Burma and Thailand

By: Kelley Currie | Since a 2012 outbreak of communal violence targeting Rohingyas in Burma, the trafficking business had been booming. Subsequent official persecution intended to […]
July 5, 2012

Sino-Indian Energy Cooperation in Burma: Toward an Integrated Asian Energy Market?

On June 19, 2012 India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) and the China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MoU is intended […]
March 22, 2012

Burma in the Balance: The Role of Foreign Assistance in Burma’s Democratic Transition

By: Kelly Currie | The historic constraints on donor interventions in Burma—whether self-imposed sanctions or regime-imposed barriers—are increasingly giving way to a sense of heightened optimism […]
April 15, 2010

The Mekong’s Murky Future

By: Project 2049 Institute | Last week, representatives from the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) – Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and host country Thailand – gathered for the first Mekong […]
February 25, 2010

The Birth of Indo-Burmese Counterinsurgency Cooperation?

By: Project 2049 Institute | “We hope to have, in the next few weeks, a joint security operation against the Northeast Indian rebels having bases in […]
October 5, 2009

The KIO Puts Myanmar’s Dissent in a Kachin-22

By: Project 2049 Institue | The Myanmar [Burma] government’s recent crackdown on ethnic separatist groups in the highlands has been interpreted by many critics as a […]
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