What Americans Don’t Understand About the Conflict in Myanmar
By Zaw Wai Soe
This struggle is not a civil war. It is a revolutionary struggle to extricate the military from the country's politics on a permanent basis.
Kalay: A Case Study of Resistance in Myanmar
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
The city in northwestern Myanmar was one of the first to see anti-coup protests – and also among the first to see pitched battles between resistance fighters and the military.
The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar
By Jasper Picard
In a matter of months, the People's Defense Forces have evolved from rag-tag groups into organized, and increasingly well-armed, military outfits.
Richard Horsey on Myanmar 7 Months After the Coup
By Sebastian Strangio
“A new political paradigm may be emerging in Myanmar... The youth-led resistance has bridged ethnic divides in a way that appears genuinely new and important.”
Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar
By Robert Bociaga
A looming humanitarian disaster proves the West’s unwillingness to counter the junta.
Myanmar, Six Months After the Coup
Moe Thuzar, Khin Zaw Win, and Nicholas Coppel discuss the situation in Myanmar six months after the military seized power.
Myanmar Plunges Into Deadly Third COVID-19 Wave
By Naw Theresa
COVID-19 vaccination efforts have become fatally entangled in the hostilities unleashed by the February coup.
Bereft of International Support, Myanmar’s Protesters Turn to Violent Resistance
By Kristina Kironska
As the country's crisis deepens, the lines between attack and defense are beginning to blur.
Life in Hiding: Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement
By Robert Bociaga
Despite dwindling funds and constant fear of arrest, most members of the CDM remain adamant that they won't return to work until democracy is restored.
The Tatmadaw’s Assault on Healthcare Reform in Myanmar
By Eustace Jones
“Healthcare is in an immediate crisis. If the coup continues we are heading towards becoming a failed state.”
Myanmar’s Crisis: What Comes Next?
By Khaing Sandi Win Min
As the military's atrocities continue, Myanmar’s crisis threatens to undermine the wider region’s security.
Medical Workers Targeted in Myanmar’s Post-Coup Crisis
By Brian Elmore
The country's political and economic troubles are being shadowed by a looming public health crisis.