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Arakan Army

Last Flights Out of Sittwe

Last Flights Out of Sittwe

By Naw Theresa
As resistance forces move within striking distance of the capital of Rakhine State, many of its inhabitants are seeking a way out.

Myanmar’s Military Is Playing a Dangerous Game in Rakhine State

Myanmar’s Military Is Playing a Dangerous Game in Rakhine State

By Kyaw Lynn
The army's reported plan to conscript Rohingya civilians could worsen the region's already fragile ethnic relations.
Should Bangladesh Recalibrate Its Myanmar Policy, Especially Toward the Arakan Army?

Should Bangladesh Recalibrate Its Myanmar Policy, Especially Toward the Arakan Army?

By Ali Riaz
Dhaka has three options: maintain the status quo, work with the AA, or take a proactive stance in containing the AA’s advance.

A New Era is Dawning For the People of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

A New Era is Dawning For the People of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
After years of conflict and ethnic cleansing, recent military gains by the Arakan Army have opened up fresh possibilities for the region's future.

Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

By Jan Olson
On Ngapali Beach, the sands are deserted, the hotels stand empty, and many locals are struggling to make ends meet.

Myanmar Forces Flee Into Bangladesh During Fighting With Ethnic Armed Group

Myanmar Forces Flee Into Bangladesh During Fighting With Ethnic Armed Group

By Julhas Alam
More than 100 members of Myanmar's Border Guard Police fled during fighting with the Arakan Army in Myanmar's Rakhine state bordering Bangladesh.

Myanmar Military Breaks China-Brokered Ceasefire, Resistance Groups Say

Myanmar Military Breaks China-Brokered Ceasefire, Resistance Groups Say

By Sebastian Strangio
The collapse of the agreement brokered in Kunming on Friday demonstrates the limits of Chinese influence in northern Myanmar.
Myanmar Ethnic Armed Groups Draw Allegations of Forced Recruitment

Myanmar Ethnic Armed Groups Draw Allegations of Forced Recruitment

By Naw Theresa
There are many undercurrents to Myanmar’s civil war, and more inconvenient truths will emerge as the fighting escalates.

Myanmar Ethnic Alliance Continues Gains, Despite China-Brokered Ceasefire

Myanmar Ethnic Alliance Continues Gains, Despite China-Brokered Ceasefire

By Sebastian Strangio
A day after Beijing announced the negotiated ceasefire, resistance forces were reported to have seized a key town and border trade zone.

Myanmar Military, Resistance Alliance Participate in China-Brokered Talks

Myanmar Military, Resistance Alliance Participate in China-Brokered Talks

By Sebastian Strangio
A spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry hailed the "positive results" of the talks, but a lasting peace is unlikely.

‘Operation 1027’: The End of the Beginning of Myanmar’s Spring Revolution

‘Operation 1027’: The End of the Beginning of Myanmar’s Spring Revolution

By Htet Min Lwin and Thiha Wint Aung
The dramatic events of the past month reflect the junta's waning legitimacy, but the battle for the country's future is only just beginning.
Shan State Omen: Is Myanmar’s Junta Losing Control of the War?

Shan State Omen: Is Myanmar’s Junta Losing Control of the War?

By Drake Long
The military's long-standing policy of "divide and rule" is breaking down as ethnic resistance groups gain the upper hand across the country.

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