There is no good reason for Aung San Suu Kyi to remain aloof from the conflicts wracking the country she hopes to lead.
Until Burma's government calls the armed forces to heel, the country's prospects of achieving lasting peace and progress look dim.
On a weekend when many are reflecting on an inspirational life that was, Burma is still waiting for its “Mandela moment.”
Aung San Suu Kyi’s efforts to amend the Constitution in time for elections two years from now show no signs of succeeding.
Constitutional change is crucial, and we should be careful that any attempt to achieve it is not counterproductive.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to an elite British military academy must be viewed through the prism of the Burmese generals watching back home.
One journalist’s portrait of Thein Sein is just one product of a media-savvy team behind the scenes of the former general’s much-lauded presidency.
Despite Thailand’s trappings of modernity, particularly when it comes to politics, the country’s tribal roots remain all-too-visible.
The US and Chinese humanitarian aid responses to the devastating cyclone in the Philippines offers a portrait in soft power contrasts.