Moe Thuzar

Moe Thuzar is Fellow and Co-coordinator of the Myanmar Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. 

Articles by Moe Thuzar (21)

Cambodia and Myanmar: The Need to Balance Pressure and Diplomacy

Joanne Lin|Moe Thuzar

Hun Sen's visit to Myanmar has provoked some controversy. As ASEAN chair, it behoves Cambodia to operationalise the grouping's five-point consensus on Myanmar.

Myanmar’s National Unity Consultative Council: A Vision of Myanmar’s Federal Future

Htet Myet Min Tun|Moe Thuzar

The National Unity Consultative Council has built on earlier models to map out a vision for Myanmar’s federal future. A key challenge would be to gain the trust of ethnic armed groups and political parties towards Bamar-dominated processes.

State Administration Council vs Aung San Suu Kyi: Who Really Wins?

Moe Thuzar

The State Administration Council's attempts to render Aung San Suu Kyi politically irrelevant might well have an obverse effect.

Myanmar: Recognition is the Name of the Game

Moe Thuzar

Myanmar’s State Administration Council and the National Unity Government are battling to win international recognition. Which party triumphs in the end depends on both external factors and internal dynamics.

ASEAN Snubs the State Administration Council (For Now)

Moe Thuzar

ASEAN's decision to allow only a 'non-political' representative from Myanmar is a blow to Senior General Min Aung Hlaing's bid to gain recognition at the grouping's high table. The question here is how long ASEAN can maintain unity and stay the course.