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Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
May 18, 2018
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
The fighting in Kachin is a microcosm of Myanmar's stalled peace process.
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
March 16, 2018
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
Myanmar's Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army are fighting for control of lucrative natural resources.
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
January 08, 2018
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
Dissatisfaction with the government's approach to peace talks could lead to renewed conflict in Myanmar's north.
Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
November 01, 2017
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
In Kachin state, locals have taken the war on drugs into their own hands.
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
A Wrench in Myanmar's Peace Process
May 15, 2017
A Wrench in Myanmar's Peace Process
Armed opposition groups create their own alternative to the NLD government's Panglong Peace Conference.
A Wrench in Myanmar's Peace Process
Kachin: Hardly a Ceasefire
October 25, 2015
Kachin: Hardly a Ceasefire
The recent ceasefire has done little to bring peace to Kachin.
Kachin: Hardly a Ceasefire
Myanmar’s Cease-Fire Deal Comes Up Short
October 11, 2015
Myanmar’s Cease-Fire Deal Comes Up Short
The agreement is missing some important signatures.
Myanmar’s Cease-Fire Deal Comes Up Short
Myanmar to Ink Peace Deal with Eight Armed Groups Ahead of Historic Election
October 06, 2015
Myanmar to Ink Peace Deal with Eight Armed Groups Ahead of Historic Election
Ceasefire agreement to be signed October 15, with several major groups still left out.
Myanmar to Ink Peace Deal with Eight Armed Groups Ahead of Historic Election
Will Military Conflict in Myanmar Derail its Elections?
July 02, 2015
Will Military Conflict in Myanmar Derail its Elections?
Armed conflict could jeopardize upcoming polls in the country.
Will Military Conflict in Myanmar Derail its Elections?
Are Chinese Citizens Trapped by Fighting in Northern Myanmar?
January 21, 2015
Are Chinese Citizens Trapped by Fighting in Northern Myanmar?
The government says no; Chinese and Western media alike say yes.
Are Chinese Citizens Trapped by Fighting in Northern Myanmar?
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
December 19, 2014
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
While the government has made progress on bringing insurgencies to an end, some groups are holding out.
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
Myanmar Army Shells Kachin Rebels
November 21, 2014
Myanmar Army Shells Kachin Rebels
The incident represents the most severe attack against the Kachin rebels since fighting resumed in 2011.
Myanmar Army Shells Kachin Rebels
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
November 12, 2014
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
The iconic figure has signally failed the oppressed minorities who need her most.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
Washington’s Flawed Myanmar Policy
April 27, 2014
Washington’s Flawed Myanmar Policy
Many of Myanmar's ethnic minorities are growing increasingly disillusioned with America and may turn to China instead.
Washington’s Flawed Myanmar Policy
China’s Troubled Myanmar Policy
August 23, 2013
China’s Troubled Myanmar Policy
A self-serving approach has clouded local perceptions of China’s presence, especially in troubled Kachin State.
China’s Troubled Myanmar Policy
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