Hunter Marston

Destiny's Child

Three decades after Aung San Suu Kyi was first sentenced to house arrest for her fight for democracy in Myanmar, the Nobel laureate is now arguably the main obstacle to the country putting its past behind it

Stirring Hatreds Ahead of Myanmar Elections

Hate speech and extremist ideology are on the rise as parties vie for votes, and more violence could be the consequence

Making the Most of US-ASEAN Ties, Even Without the Vegas Summit

To regain its advantage in Southeast Asia, Washington must redefine the terms of competition

Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?

Xi’s visit bolstered China-Myanmar ties, but the West can still compete.

Trump Keeps Spoiling US Asia Policy

Hunter Marston, ‘Trump Keeps Spoiling US Asia Policy’, East Asia Forum, 15 January 2020.

Taiwan Can Play an Important Role in Asia's New Middle Power Diplomacy

Hunter Marston, ‘Taiwan Can Play an Important Role in Asia’s New Middle Power Diplomacy’, Taiwan Insight, 28 November 2019.

Review of "The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century"

In the run-up to Myanmar’s elections next year, there is little positive news to report about a country that seemed like a democratic success story less than five years ago.

Life of the Party

Seemingly unbeatable ahead of elections next year, Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party has nonetheless struggled to achieve much during nearly four years in office.

As US Aircraft Carrier Departs Vietnam, What Are the Implications for Regional Security?

As the USS Carl Vinson concluded a week-long port call to Danang, Vietnam today, one can’t help but consider the contrast to not-too-distant memories from when both countries were  locked in a long, bloody war.

Facebook Can't Resolve Conflicts in Myanmar and Sri Lanka On Its Own

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been caught up in a whirlwind in recent months, giving congressional testimony and public statements defending Facebook against allegations that it has been too lax in combating online hate speech and disinformation.

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