Books

  • Secrets and Power in Myanmar: Intelligence and the Fall of General Khin Nyunt (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies - Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore, 2019).
  • Burma (Myanmar) Since the 1988 Uprising: A Select Bibliography (third edition) (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2018).
  • Burma, Kipling and Western Music: The Riff From Mandalay (Routledge, New York, 2017).
  • Burma (Myanmar) Since the 1988 Uprising: A Select Bibliography (second edition) (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2015).

Monographs and research papers

  • Death of a Hero: The U Thant Disturbances in Burma, December 1974 (third edition) (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2018).
  • Myanmar’s Armed Forces and the Rohingya Crisis (United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC, 2018).
  • Australia and the Republic of Korea: Still Allies or Just Good Friends? (second edition) (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2018).
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: The National League for Democracy and Government in Myanmar, Regional Outlook No.56 (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2017).
  • Aung San Suu Kyi and the Politics of Personality, Regional Outlook No.55 (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2017).
  • All Going According to Plan?: The Armed Forces and Government in Myanmar, Regional Outlook No.54 (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2017).
  • ‘Strong, Fully Efficient and Modern': Myanmar’s New Look Armed Forces, Regional Outlook No.49 (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2015).
  • Burma’s Security Forces: Performing, Reforming or Transforming?, Regional Outlook No.45 (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2013).
  • Police Reform in Burma (Myanmar): Aims, Obstacles and Outcomes, Griffith Asia Institute Regional Outlook, Volume 44 (Griffith University, Brisbane, 2013).

Peer-reviewed articles

  • ‘Myanmar’s Intelligence Apparatus and the Fall of General Khin Nyunt’, Intelligence and National Security, Vol.34, No.5 (August 2019).
  • ‘All Going According to Plan? The Armed Forces and Government in Myanmar’, Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol.40, No.1, April 2018.
  • ‘Kipling, “Mandalay” and Burma in the Popular Imagination’, Journal of Burma Studies, Vol.20, No.1, June 2016.
  • ‘The Road to Mandalay: Orientalism, “Burma Girls” and Western Music’, Journal of Research in Gender Studies, Vol.6, No.1, 2016.
  • ‘Burma and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Three Unanswered Questions’, Comparative Strategy, Vol.32, No.1, February 2013.

Book chapters

  • ‘Myanmar: An Enduring Intelligence State or a State Enduring Intelligence?’, in Bob de Graaff (ed), Handbook of Asian Intelligence Cultures (Lynne Rienner: Boulder, 2019).
  • ‘Burma and the Kipling Mystique’, in Namita Gokhale (ed), The Himalayan Arc: Journeys East of South-east (Harper Collins, Noida, 2018).
  • ‘The Defence Services’, in Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly and Ian Holliday (eds), Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar (Routledge, London, 2018).
  • ‘Police Reform in Myanmar: Changes “in Essence and Appearance”’, in Nick Cheesman, Nicholas Farrelly and Trevor Wilson (eds), Debating Democratization in Myanmar (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 2014).
  • ‘Police Reform and the “Civilianisation” of Security in Myanmar’, in Tim Lindsey and Melissa Crouch (eds), Law, Society and Transition in Myanmar (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2014).
  • ‘Myanmar’s Coercive Apparatus: The Long Road to Reform’, in D.I. Steinberg (ed), Myanmar: The Dynamics of an Evolving Polity (Lynne Rienner, Boulder, 2014).

Working papers

  • Myanmar-Watching: Problems and Perspectives, Regional Outlook No.58 (Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2018).
  • Orientalism, “Burma Girls” and Western Music, Working Paper No.165 (Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, 2015).
  • Kipling, “Mandalay” and Burma in the Popular Imagination, Working Paper No.161 (Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, 2015).

Other publications

  • 'Spooked', Mekong Review, Vol.4, No.4, August-October 2019.
  • ‘Biggles in Burma: Giving boys what they want’, Griffith Review, 27 March 2018.
  • ‘Fallen Idol’, Mekong Review, Vol.2, No.4, August-October 2017.
  • ‘Singing in the Monsoon: Hymns in Colonial Burma’, Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Bulletin 290, Vol.21, No.9, January 2017.
  • ‘Burma After Forty Years: Still unlike any land you know’, Griffith Review, 26 April 2016.
  • The Armed Forces and Democratic Transition in Myanmar, Associate Paper, Future Directions International, 11 November 2015.
  • 'Rudyard Kipling and "Mandalay"', The Kipling Journal, Vol. 88, No. 358, December 2014.
  • Burma: Pawn, Pivot, Pariah … and now Partner, Strategic Analysis Paper, Future Directions International, 18 April 2013.