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The Democratization of Burma
The Democratization of Burma
Goodbye Myanmar Sanctions?

Human rights activists are worried, as Obama opts for a pragmatic approach.

The Democratization of Burma
In Burma, the Military Still Looms Large

With all eyes focused on the Rohingya, we haven’t heard much about how the actual transition from military leadership to democratic governance is going in Burma.

The Democratization of Burma
Suu Kyi Kicks the Rohingya

The move toward democracy in Burma was hailed by many of the usual naive Westerners as a fairy tale.

The Democratization of Burma
Myanmar’s Bumpy Road to Democracy

The transition from the old military regime to the new elected one isn’t going so smoothly.

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We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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