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China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process
August 15, 2018

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
June 01, 2018

Myanmar’s Jade-Fueled War

By Daniel Combs
Are the Tatmadaw and KIA colluding to maximize jade profits?
Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin
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.

The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
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.

Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
February 08, 2018

Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises

By Gavin Kelleher
With Rakhine state in the international spotlight, Myanmar’s abuses in Kachin state continue with little global notice.

Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
January 08, 2018

Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels

By Neil Thompson
Dissatisfaction with the government's approach to peace talks could lead to renewed conflict in Myanmar's north.

The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
November 01, 2017

The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic

By Joshua Mcdonald
In Kachin state, locals have taken the war on drugs into their own hands.
Why Is Myanmar's Peace Process Still Failing?
June 29, 2017

Why Is Myanmar's Peace Process Still Failing?

By Luke Hunt
Naypyidaw continues to face significant challenges as it tries to end decades of conflict.

Smuggling Away Myanmar's Chance for Peace
May 31, 2017

Smuggling Away Myanmar's Chance for Peace

By Tom Fawthrop
Jade smuggling is fueling ethnic conflict in resource-rich Kachin state.

China Dam ‘Political Suicide’ for Myanmar’s New Government: Activist
June 30, 2016

China Dam ‘Political Suicide’ for Myanmar’s New Government: Activist

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Approval of controversial Myitsone Dam project seen as unlikely.

Solving Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts: A Proposal
June 11, 2016

Solving Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts: A Proposal

By Daniel Combs
Aung San Suu Kyi can take advantage of her personal and political authority to forge a lasting peace in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut
July 25, 2015

Myanmar’s Most Vulnerable Face Rations Cut

By Emanuel Stoakes
The UN World Food Programme has confirmed it will be cutting food rations for internally displaced persons.

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