Here’s How the Russian-Myanmar Strategic Partnership Can Stabilize the Latter’s Region

Here’s How the Russian-Myanmar Strategic Partnership Can Stabilize the Latter’s Region

Russia’s military, economic, strategic, and potentially even diplomatic support for Myanmar (the latter referring in this context to it possibly mediating the Rohingya dispute with neighboring Bangladesh) can combine to create effective “Democratic Security” outcomes for stabilizing this geo-pivotal state at the crossroads of South and Southeast Asia, which will in turn accelerate the global…

International Accountability: Myanmar, the ICJ and the Genocide Question

International Accountability: Myanmar, the ICJ and the Genocide Question

The indomitable spirit of Raphael Lemkin, bibliophile, assiduous documenter of humanity’s dark deeds and inexecrable conduct, is bound to be an unsettled one.  This brilliant, committed and peculiarly dedicated creature took years to come up with what would, in time, become a word so horrifying as to transfix judges of international law.  The amalgam word…

ASEAN’s Discord Over Myanmar, Could Expose Association to External Dominance

ASEAN’s Discord Over Myanmar, Could Expose Association to External Dominance

The meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) foreign ministers was postponed amid disagreements over Myanmar. The West could use this division within ASEAN to dominate the association and pressure Southeast Asian countries to turn against China. ASEAN’s differences over Myanmar in the context of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit to the isolated country…

China Rescues Myanmar from Dangerous Dollar-Dominated Waters

China Rescues Myanmar from Dangerous Dollar-Dominated Waters

For nearly a year now the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar has been racked by US-sponsored terrorism attempting to reinstall Washington’s client regime of choice headed by Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. Compounding the daily violence carried out by the US-sponsored opposition, are growing sanctions leveled by the…