From Sanctions to Engagement: The Need for a New Policy Towards Myanmar
After close to two decades of sanctions against Myanmar, it is time to acknowledge that this strategy has not done much to promote positive development in Myanmar. Instead, it has rather served to strengthen the regime, thwart economic development, and isolate Myanmar from any Western political influence. What is now needed is a comprehensive and long-term strategy of pro-engagement, aiming to encourage and reinforce positive political and economic development.
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. […]