Permanent Neutrality Debate in Mongolia

December 7, 2015 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Memo #355 By Mendee Jargalsaikhan – mendee [at] Since September 2015, when President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and his foreign policy team launched a campaign both domestically and abroad to institutionalize a “permanent neutrality” status, foreign policy pundits in […]


Fighting for Myanmar’s Child Soldiers

January 22, 2015 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Efforts to release some 70,000 child soldiers in Myanmar face multiple challenges. Memo #324 By Kai Chen – chenkai [at] Since Myanmar’s independence in 1948, the nation’s interest groups—in particular its ethnic minorities and the national […]

A member of the Kachin Independence Army in Kachin State; Myanmar (credit: Wotchit).

In Myanmar, Let’s Make a Deal

December 11, 2014 Asia Pacific Memo 0

Myanmar’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement has the potential to end decades of conflict, but a political solution will have to wait. Memo #320 By Brandon Miliate – bmiliate [at] Today there is the real possibility that […]

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