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Myanmar – Moving beyond the politics of recognition in Myanmar (East Asia Forum)

Alistair DB Cook and Mely Caballero-Anthony, RSIS

Since the 1 February coup, Myanmar’s military government is attempting to gain international recognition and legitimacy while the country’s people continue to oppose it. The international community has emphasised the need for a peaceful resolution. Against the backdrop of this political impasse, the politics of recognition is taking centre stage — but is this helping anybody?

Moving beyond the politics of recognition in Myanmar (eastasiaforum.org)