June 08, 2021

Biden's top Asia official says Myanmar situation getting worse

Featuring Kurt Campbell

Source: Reuters

Journalists David Brunnstrom, Michale Martina, Jonathan Oatis

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden's policy coordinator for the Indo-Pacific region said on Tuesday the situation inside military-ruled Myanmar was deeply concerning and continuing to get worse and the United States was looking at all possible scenarios there.

"It's undeniable that the violence is spiraling," Kurt Campbell told an online event hosted by the Center for a New American Security think thank.

"We're seeing not only challenges from the ethnic insurgencies, but increasingly, much more organized and purposeful and determined opposition on democratic side that has refused to go down."

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  • Kurt Campbell

    CNAS Co-Founder and former Board Chairman

    Dr. Kurt M. Campbell is the Co-Founder and former Board Chairman of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS)....