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2016 in Review Asia Pacific Politics

Trends of 2016: Could the Rohingya be Aung San Suu Kyi’s downfall?

By downplaying the Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi is walking a thin line, trying to balance competing interests. Yet her silence undermines her position.

Economics South and Central Asia

What to expect in Southeast Asia in 2016

2016 will be an interesting year for Southeast Asia, as the region braces for changes in government (or none at all), implements the ASEAN economy community, and prepares for volatility

Asia Pacific Security

Evidence of a Rohingya genocide in Myanmar

The United Nations has been called upon to investigate recent claims that Myanmar has committed genocide against Rohingya Muslims. What are the expected repercussions if the allegations are found to

Asia Pacific Politics

The Rohingya crisis: A ticking time bomb for Myanmar?

The recent boat crisis of Rohingya refugees has dominated headlines and attracted international attention to one of the world’s most prosecuted minority groups. Living in apartheid-like conditions in the Buddhist-dominated