The Global South Can Learn a Lot From Bangladesh & Myanmar’s Hybrid War Troubles

The Global South Can Learn a Lot From Bangladesh & Myanmar’s Hybrid War Troubles

The Global South nations of the developing world can learn some valuable “Democratic Security” lessons from Bangladesh and Myanmar’s Hybrid War troubles, specifically as it relates to the need to proactively root out corruption from all levels of society in order to avoid embarrassing foreign media reports about them, as well as the urgency of…

Boris Johnson Condemns Myanmar Coup, But Is Silent on Genocide

Boris Johnson Condemns Myanmar Coup, But Is Silent on Genocide

Within hours of last week’s Myanmar coup d’etat, the denunciations came pouring in. Britain began considering new sanctions. US president Joe Biden pledged action against the military leaders who had directed the coup, which dislodged Myanmar’s Nobel-prize-winning leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. In London, the British Foreign Office hauled in Myanmar Ambassador U Kyaw Zwar Minn, citing the…

On the Events in Myanmar

On the Events in Myanmar

A state “somewhere in Asia” with the modern name “Myanmar” is rarely the subject of worldwide media attention. And if it has become the focus of attention for some time (in connection with certain events that took place in this country on February 1 this year), then a very general explanation is required regarding the…

U.S. Will Attempt to Push India and Japan to Take Action Against Myanmar

U.S. Will Attempt to Push India and Japan to Take Action Against Myanmar

The United Nations Security Council expressed concern in a February 4 statement about the state of emergency in Myanmar, as well as the arrest of political leaders. The statement called for the immediate release of all detainees and the safe and unobstructed access of humanitarian aid to those in need, whilst at the same time reaffirming…

There’s No Secret Chinese Hand in Myanmar’s State of Emergency

There’s No Secret Chinese Hand in Myanmar’s State of Emergency

The People’s Republic isn’t involved in the Tatmadaw’s state of emergency, but falsely claiming otherwise is yet another attempt by self-interested forces to pressure Biden into continuing Trump’s anti-Chinese policies. American media has gone wild speculating about a secret Chinese hand in Myanmar’s recent decision to announce a year-long state of emergency. The country’s military,…

Burmese Days, Revisited

Burmese Days, Revisited

It will be fascinating to watch how the (Dis)United States will deal with post-coup Myanmar as part of their 24/7 “containment of China” frenzy. The (jade) elephant in the elaborate room housing the military coup in Myanmar had to be – what else – China. And the Tatmadaw – the Myanmar Armed Forces – knows…