Why Myanmar needs to ratify the Weapons Conventions

Commentaries and Op-eds February 7, 2014, Lowy Interpreter

The Myanmar government this week rejected a report of an alleged secret chemical weapons factory. Six local journalists involved in the report have been detained for questioning. Although the sources of the report appear weak, relying solely on the statements of local residents, the report highlights an issue of importance for Myanmar’s shedding of its pariah-state skin.

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