Armed ethnic conflict in Myanmar
October 24, 2022
International Financial Watchdog Adds Myanmar to Blacklist
By Sebastian Strangio
The Financial Action Task Force said the move was a result of the country's persistent failures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
May 04, 2022
Shan State Exemplifies China’s Tangled Myanmar Ties
By Tom Fawthrop
China’s endorsement of the junta lays the basis for a boom in trade with the fractious eastern state – or so Beijing hopes.
October 23, 2020
The Lost World of the Lords of the Sky
By Robert Bociaga
The tangled history of Shan State reveals the broken promises of a federal, truly democratic Myanmar.
October 01, 2020
Myanmar’s Peace Process: The China Factor
By Yun Sun
China has an undeniable role in Myanmar’s peace process, but an ultimate resolution lies in Burmese hands.
August 28, 2020
The Future of Myanmar’s Peace Process: Same Old Challenges or New Progress?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the deeper dynamics in one of Asia’s most protracted conflicts and what lies ahead.
August 01, 2020
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Falls Apart in Shan State
By Maggi Quadrini
Instability in northern Shan state is increasing the forced displacement of locals, along other rights abuses.
August 16, 2019
Myanmar Ethnic Rebel Alliance Stages Coordinated Attacks
By Pyae Sone Win
The Northern Alliance coordinated attacks in 5 separate locations in the Mandalay region and Northern Shan state.
April 01, 2019
Myanmar’s Search for Elusive Peace
By Amara Thiha
Government efforts to secure peace in the country continue to be hampered by internal and external factors.
February 08, 2019
Marking 70 Years of War in Myanmar
By Jittrapon Kaicome
Karen armed groups gather to seek peace while marking the 70th anniversary of the original revolution.
June 01, 2018
Myanmar’s Jade-Fueled War
By Daniel Combs
Are the Tatmadaw and KIA colluding to maximize jade profits?
May 18, 2018
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
By Daniel Combs
The fighting in Kachin is a microcosm of Myanmar's stalled peace process.
March 16, 2018
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
By Eugene Mark
Myanmar's Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army are fighting for control of lucrative natural resources.
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