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Myanmar’s Military Junta is Losing Power

On the way out: members of Myanmar's armed forces on parade in 2021. Image: / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 4.0 DEED

The impending demise of Myanmar’s military junta illustrates that autocracies can be brittle and that democratic transitions can be resumed. But even though resistance forces will likely overthrow the regime, they will require meaningful support from regional powers to reconstitute a viable pluralistic state.

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Thitinan Pongsudhirak

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