Oren Samet Profile picture
Opposition parties, civil society, and authoritarianism in Southeast Asia and beyond. PhD candidate @UCBerkeley. Formerly @ASEANMP @Altsean @CarnegieDCG
Sep 8, 2021 11 tweets 3 min read
I know the pile on has already stared in response to this take, so my goal is not to dunk. But it’s worth pointing out that dialogue here isn't just challenging because "people are angry" or because "the Tatmadaw is bad and irrational" 🧵 1/11

#WhatsHappeningInMyanmar So far, there has been no indication that the Tatmadaw is interested in dialogue. But even if it were, the coup created a rupture that itself undermined the potential for future negotiations 2/11