Coup in Myanmar and Global Threats to Democracy
March 10, 2020 – Ambassador Derek Mitchell, former U.S. ambassador to Myanmar and current President of the National Democratic Institute, sits down with the Council to tackle recent events in Myanmar, including the military coup d’état that ousted the nation’s democratically elected leaders and subsequent nationwide protests.
What led up to this point? What happens next? Is this coup a sign that democracy is in retreat around the world?
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AMB. DEREK MITCHELL (RET.),
Former U.S. ambassador to Myanmar and current President of the National Democratic Institute