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Is Myanmar’s Junta About to Revive a Controversial Dam Project?

Is Myanmar’s Junta About to Revive a Controversial Dam Project?

By Sebastian Strangio
According to a media report, the military has formed a new committee for the Myitsone hydropower project, which was suspended in 2011.

Kachin Armed Resistance Group Claims Gains in Northern Offensive

Kachin Armed Resistance Group Claims Gains in Northern Offensive

By Sebastian Strangio
While the Kachin Independence Army's goal is unclear, a major offensive could have significant impact on the trajectory of the country's conflict.
Myanmar Junta Accused of Bombing Kachin State IDP Camp

Myanmar Junta Accused of Bombing Kachin State IDP Camp

By Sebastian Strangio
The Mung Lai Hkyet camp houses around 500 people displaced by military assaults over the past decade.

Myanmar Military Defends Deadly Airstrike in Kachin State

Myanmar Military Defends Deadly Airstrike in Kachin State

By Sebastian Strangio
Few are likely to believe the military's claims that all of those who died in the attack were legitimate military targets.

Airstrikes on Concert in Northern Myanmar Kill 80, Reports Say

Airstrikes on Concert in Northern Myanmar Kill 80, Reports Say

By Sebastian Strangio
The terrifying attack in Kachin State came as a group of local civil society groups called on ASEAN to junk the bloc’s “ineffectual” five-point peace plan.

The Kachin Insurgency Could Deal a Heavy Blow to Myanmar’s Military Junta

The Kachin Insurgency Could Deal a Heavy Blow to Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Drake Avila
The KIA threat to Hpakant and Myitkyina could cut off the military from the lucrative jade trade.

Coup Brings ‘Bad New Days’ to Myanmar’s Mining Communities

Coup Brings ‘Bad New Days’ to Myanmar’s Mining Communities

By Daniel Combs
Myanmar’s military and ethnic armies are waging a war for control over the country’s natural resources – and the enormous profits that come with them.
Daniel Combs on Truth, Money, and Power Before and After the Myanmar Coup

Daniel Combs on Truth, Money, and Power Before and After the Myanmar Coup

By Shannon Tiezzi
History may seem to be repeating, but the Myanmar of 2021 is crucially different from the country's past experiences with military rule.

Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime

Myanmar’s Kachin State Under the Coup Regime

By Stella Naw
Myanmar's anti-coup protests have captivated the world's attention, but things look very different in the country's north.

Myanmar’s Kachin State Sees Boom in Chinese Banana Cultivation

Myanmar’s Kachin State Sees Boom in Chinese Banana Cultivation

By Sebastian Strangio
Seeking quick returns, Chinese investors are driving a scramble for plantation land in parts of northern Myanmar.

China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process

China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process

By Mark Inkey
Why is Beijing providing funds for ethnic armed groups to join a government-backed peace conference?
Myanmar’s Jade-Fueled War

Myanmar’s Jade-Fueled War

By Daniel Combs
Are the Tatmadaw and KIA colluding to maximize jade profits?

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