Myanmar Election: Old Wine in New Bottles and Does it Matter?
The first week after the election in Myanmar has passed, and the regime has been condemned along with countries that have accepted the results. The British Ambassador to Myanmar, Andrew Heyn, claimed that the election basically was a scam and the results were simply “old wine in new bottles.” He is by no means the first or the last who will be critical. It is beyond doubt that the results do no reflect the openness or the outcome that most outside governments would like to see.
ISDP Annual Report 2023
ISDP’s Annual Report for the year 2023. We look back on 2023, a year in which tensions and conflicts captured the strategic space in ISDP’s focus areas, making headlines around […]
Indo-Pacific Security in 2030-35: Links in the Chain
In recent years, events like the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war have brought global supply chains squarely under the spotlight. The economic impact of these disruptive events exposed the […]
Seoul’s Changing Indo-Pacific Manifesto and India: Policy Prescriptions for India-ROK Ties
Abstract: China’s stupendous rise and the subsequent rivalry with the US for global hegemony have forced countries to choose sides; caught between a rock and a hard place, middle powers […]
On the Path to Civil War: Beijing Navigates Post-Coup Myanmar
Abstract Protests against the military’s February 1 coup d’état continue in Myanmar. On March 27, the bloodiest day yet, over 114 civilians, including many children, were shot by regime forces. […]