The U.S. regularly conducts military rehearsals with the armed forces of other countries around the world, annual exercises and emergency rescue drills that are often subject to political headwinds. But when this year’s Cobra Gold exercises kicked off Tuesday in eastern Thailand, there was a particularly controversial attendee: Myanmar’s military, known locally as the Tatmadaw,…

via Should an Army Accused of Ethnic Cleansing Be Allowed to Join U.S. Military Exercises? — TIME

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