Myanmar on the brink

05.20.2021 - By The Rachman Review

Download our free app to listen on your phone

The military coup in Myanmar threatens to roll back a decade of democratisation. In the months since the February coup, there have been strikes and protests as well as mass arrests and escalating violence as the junta attempts to quell rebellions. Gideon talks to Thant Myint-U, a Burmese historian and political analyst, about the situation in Myanmar and whether the country risks becoming a failed state.  
Review clips: LBJ Presidential Library, AP, Reuters
 See for privacy and opt-out information.

More episodes from The Rachman Review