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Bertil Lintner

Bertil Lintner

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Why China wants Suu Kyi to win Myanmar’s polls

As Myanmar enters an election season, the economy, Covid-19 and issues of war and peace are expected to dominate the campaign trail discourse. But fo...

Covid-19 restores Myanmar military’s lost powers

Arakan Army fighters After weeks of implausible official denials, Myanmar is finally facing up to the reality of its Covid-19 outbreak. The nati...

Quarantined Maldives needs China to survive

Then Maldives’ President Abdulla Yameen (L) and China’s President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People...

Myanmar in denial with zero Covid-19 case claim

If Myanmar’s nominal leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be believed, her country stands out as a global exception without a single reported case of C...

New age rebels winning the fight in Myanmar

Rebel soldiers of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) As Myanmar’s government sues for peace, its autonomous military, the Tatmadaw, faces...

China’s Belt and Road detours downstream in Myanmar

Myanmar's Irrawaddy River at sunset Ethnic wars, security concerns and official foot-dragging have all conspired to stall China’s Belt and...