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Young Voters From Burma Speak Out

Kyle David Anderson | Posted 11.12.2016 | Politics
Kyle David Anderson

Aung San Suu Kyi, global icon turned savvy Burmese politician, and her opposition democratic party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), have won a resounding victory in Myanmar.

Why Aung San Suu Kyi's Silence on the Rohingya Is Inexcusable

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.27.2016 | World
Mehdi Hasan

Forget the world. She should try starting at home, with the Rohingya of Rakhine. And if she won't, or can't, then maybe she should consider handing back the prize she waited more than two decades to collect.

How We Should Advise Myanmar Now to Achieve Future Stability

Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz

How else should we be advising Myanmar now so its version of democracy isn't derailed in the future? Here are three pieces of advice that the US and other foreign actors should offer Myanmar's government to help create a stable, more inclusive society:

Lunch with Aung San Suu Kyi

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 06.25.2014 | World
Cherno Jobatey

There are political figures everyone adores like Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Bishop Tutu or the Dalai Lama. Most people might not know exactly what happened back then, but somehow pretty much everyone is pretty sure that they must have been "on the right side."

It's Too Early to Judge Aung San Suu Kyi

Gordon Welty | Posted 10.15.2013 | World
Gordon Welty

Critics wonder how Aung San Suu Kyi could express praise for the military in light of the regime's atrocious human rights record. Perhaps it is because she operates in an extremely tenuous political space.

Suu Kyi: The Prize Is Justified, But There Is Still Work to Be Done

Cliff Stricklin | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Cliff Stricklin

Myanmar and Ms. Suu Kyi are at the crossroads of the first meaningful transformation since Myanmar's independence. But Myanmar cannot survive as a fractured being. Ms. Suu Kyi is the only leader who has the power to unify the diverse people of her country.

PHOTOS: A Look At An Emerging Myanmar

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

The August 2011 issue of National Geographic draws a fascinating portrait of Myanmar, as its currently experiencing its first taste of a nominally civ...

FREE AT LAST: Emotional Photos From Aung San Suu Kyi's Release

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Democracy heroine Aung San Suu Kyi took her first steps back into Myanmar's political minefield Sunday, vowing to press ahead...