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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.
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.

A Brave New Burma?
February 26, 2013

A Brave New Burma?

Amid reforms, Burma remains embroiled in conflict. Have human rights taken a backseat to development?

China's Myanmar Problem
January 17, 2013

China's Myanmar Problem

With conflict raging on China’s borders with Myanmar, Beijing weighs the possible influx of refugees.

Will Reform Bring Burma Peace?
May 16, 2012

Will Reform Bring Burma Peace?

By Tom Fawthrop
Signs of democratic reforms in Burma are welcome. But are they likely to help bring an end to ethnic unrest in Kachin state?

China and the Kachin Conflict
July 16, 2011

China and the Kachin Conflict

Some blame China’s Dapein Dam project for triggering the conflict between Kachin rebels and Burma’s army. There’s much more to it than that.

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