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.
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. […]