America and ASEAN: Strong Economic Pressure Can Save Myanmar

May 9, 2021 Topic: Myanmar Region: Asia Tags: MyanmarASEANRohingyaGenocideCoup D'EtatChina

America and ASEAN: Strong Economic Pressure Can Save Myanmar

The United States must work with ASEAN to hasten the decline of the military’s economic fortunes, and should challenge those who abet the military’s connections to global markets.

Edmund Malesky is a professor of political economy and the director of Duke University’s Center for International Development in the Sanford School of Public Policy.

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