Myanmar’s Myitsone Dam Dilemma

Source: The Diplomat

Published on March 11, 2019, 10:52 p.m.

China’s increasing pressure over the suspended Myitsone dam in ethnic Kachin state has highlighted Myanmar’s dilemma in choosing between environmental protection and safeguarding the great Irrawaddy River, and its political and economic dependence on Beijing.

Tom Fawthrop

Opinion paper

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