Stefan Bächtold argues that calling Myanmar a ‘failed state’ could reinforce the Tatmadaw’s narratives and undermine the protest movements.
Zung Ring (pseudonym) argues that the revolution’s outcome depends on bold decisions and effective leadership.
Rio (pseudonym) writes about how his father, a soldier, understands the ongoing protests.
Myo Min outlines the potential and limitations of anti-coup protesters’ solidarity with the cause of the Rohingya.
Mark Adams (pseudonym) considers new pathways for a united front in Myanmar’s future.
Jangai Jap reflects on ethnic minorities’ participation in Myanmar’s pro-democracy revolution.
Helene Kyed argues that multiethnic unity is paramount for the success of civilian resistance to the military.
Six students from the University of Yangon analyze key themes in the military-controlled and state-owned media since the February 1st coup.