Why Myanmar needs to ratify the Weapons Conventions
The Myanmar government this week rejected a report of an alleged secret chemical weapons factory. Six local journalists involved in the report have been detained for questioning. Although the sources of the report appear weak, relying solely on the statements of local residents, the report highlights an issue of importance for Myanmar’s shedding of its pariah-state skin.
Taiwan and the Diplomatic Squeeze
In mid-March 2023, the self-governing island of Taiwan lost another one of its already few diplomatic allies. Announcing the severing of diplomatic ties between Taiwan and Honduras on Twitter on March 15, […]