Harassment. Arbitrary arrest. Torture. Over the course of the last two months, Myanmar's Rohingya minority has faced a brutal campaign of subjugation by the state.
President Obama is arriving in Burma amid a crisis in the country's democratic transition.
Progress on media freedom is backsliding in Myanmar. Will Obama speak up to save his biggest foreign-policy success?
Why democracy is worth fighting for -- now more than ever.
Discord between the White House and Congress over any potential deal with Tehran could keep foreign companies from racing back into Iran.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been living on the Thai border for decades. Now they may be forced to return to the country they once fled.
Burma's democratic transition is running off the rails. Obama and Kerry can help to bring it back on track.
In eastern Myanmar, just a stone's throw from the Chinese border, lies a den of drug smuggling, gambling, and vice.
In Burma, an ultranationalist Buddhist militia is training to "defend the fatherland" against Rohingya Muslims.
The race to attract foreign oil and gas companies could consolidate the transformation of a former pariah state.
Why Hillary Clinton's greatest foreign policy "success" isn't the win her new book claims.
Aung San Suu Kyi wants to change the Burmese constitution. But will the military really go along?
The leader of Burma's military is leveraging peace talks to position himself for next year's epochal presidential election.
Burma's Rohingya minority could fall victim to full-scale genocide if the international community doesn't intervene.
The general sanctioned for dealing with North Korea -- and the village he razed to build a weapons factory.
How Burmese rebels are waging war on the opium industry.
Rivalries among the political elite are exacerbating divides and allowing urgent problems to fester. Can anyone stop the rot?
It’s the crowning achievement of her tenure as secretary of state, and it’s unraveling at the seams.
Why the country George Orwell once skewered is finally embracing its non-native son.
...and banks keep getting us confused.
For human rights advocates, 2013 brought many grim setbacks. Yet there were still some important signs of progress.
Burma's census disregards the complex ethnic identities of its people. Could this breathe new life into sectarian conflict?
Why Burma's rebels have every reason to be suspicious of government emissaries talking peace.
What today’s activists can learn from the life and times of the heroic Polish politician who passed away earlier this week.