Militarism in Thailand and Myanmar: A Role Reversal in the Making?

Militarism seems to be migrating from the latter to the former at a speedy rate. By Pavin Chachavalpongpun A role reversal for Myanmar and Thailand is starkly in the making, as concerns about militarism seem to continue to migrate from the former to the latter at a speedy rate. Recent developments towards democracy in Myanmar […]

The rise of private security

Combat veterans and retired police officers do not seem like the type to be found regularly inside a classroom, but lessons are a fact of life for staff at security firm Aspect. The day The Myanmar Times visited Aspect’s Bahan township office last month, 30 mostly middle-aged men were crowded in a basement, seated at […]