OPINION
editorial
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A harsh sentence handed down to journalists for reporting on an alleged chemical weapons factory serves as a reminder that Burma is still an “enemy

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After three years of war, fighting continues and recently distrust between the sides deepened. Both sides should build up trust and resume negotiations in earnest.

Commentary
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Walking the Walk Whatever form the dialogue on constitutional change takes, what’s most important is that the discussion is substantive and its participants approach the matter genuinely.

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Obama’s Second Burma Visit Falls Flat As US President Barack Obama concludes his second visit to Burma, many in the pro-democracy movement slam his ringing endorsement of President Thein Sein.

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Aung Thaung: Why Now, Why Him and Who’s Next? Before receiving US President Barack Obama, Burmese pundits welcome his administration’s decision to blacklist one of the ruling party’s most powerful and notorious lawmakers.

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From Top Brass to a Bureaucratic Class Decades of military appointments to key positions in government have left Myanmar’s administrative apparatus in tatters.

contributor
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Civilian Justice Trumps Military Impunity in Myanmar The rare conviction of a soldier in civilian court shows how the criminal justice system is slowly taking a stand against the country's still-powerful military. 

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The Right Kind of Generosity Corruption isn’t just a moral issue. If good economics is about the efficient allocation of resources, then corruption tends towards the opposite.

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Where Next in Burma’s Peace Process? Burma’s ethnic armed groups should take a practical approach to peace negotiations or risk losing leverage in post-ceasefire political dialogue, says adviser Ashley South.