U.S. identifies sanction targets

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has identified 10 military-linked individuals and three entities as the targets of new economic sanctions. The named parties include Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Deputy Commander-in-Chief Soe Win, both of who

US announces targeted sanctions

The U.S. will impose targeted sanctions against ranking military officials and their close family members. “We will identify a first round of targets this week, and we’re also going to impose strong exports controls,” President Joe Biden an

Will a Biden presidency shake up U.S.-Myanmar relations?

This week, the United States swore in President Joe Biden. On the same day, President U Win Myint formally accepted the credentials of incoming U.S. ambassador Thomas Laszlo Vajda. Meanwhile, Biden’s newly-nominated intelligence director Avril