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Women in Combat: Both Spoilers and Enablers of Peace
February 15, 2016
Women in Combat: Both Spoilers and Enablers of Peace
Popular distortions often applied to women’s functions in war can obstruct the peace process.
Women in Combat: Both Spoilers and Enablers of Peace
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 Elusive Peace
May 07, 2015
Myanmar's Elusive Peace
Rebel groups in Myanmar say that peace could still be years away.
Myanmar's Elusive Peace
Thingyan: A New Year for a Troubled State
April 23, 2015
Thingyan: A New Year for a Troubled State
Weary from conflict, the people of Kachin take the time to welcome the Burmese New Year.
Thingyan: A New Year for a Troubled State
Why the Fighting in Kokang Threatens Peace in Myanmar
April 19, 2015
Why the Fighting in Kokang Threatens Peace in Myanmar
The turmoil on Myanmar’s border with China has potentially significant implications.
Why the Fighting in Kokang Threatens Peace in Myanmar
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
February 26, 2015
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
As China becomes more involved in international conflicts, it will need to understand the role of religion.
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
Kachin and China’s Troubled Border
January 14, 2015
Kachin and China’s Troubled Border
The Kachin conflict is a thorn in China’s side as it tries to manage its relations with Myanmar.
Kachin and China’s Troubled Border
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
Myanmar: Displaced Kachin Face Bleak Future
July 10, 2014
Myanmar: Displaced Kachin Face Bleak Future
Many forced from their homes by fighting, conditions are grim for the Kachin people in north-eastern Myanmar.
Myanmar: Displaced Kachin Face Bleak Future
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
Engaging Myanmar’s Navy
February 07, 2014
Engaging Myanmar’s Navy
While the critics watch ties with the country’s army, foreign navies are stepping up their maritime engagement.
Engaging Myanmar’s Navy
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.
China's Myanmar Problem
Burma Confirms Airstrikes on Kachin Rebels
January 03, 2013
Burma Confirms Airstrikes on Kachin Rebels
While Burma has opened up to the outside world and undertaken political reform, internal strife remains.
Burma Confirms Airstrikes on Kachin Rebels
Suu Kyi & the Contradictions of State
June 30, 2012
Suu Kyi & the Contradictions of State
As her recent tour of Europe makes clear, Aung San Suu Kyi remains popular. But two of Burma’s ethnic minority groups are wondering if her caution amounts to betrayal.
Suu Kyi & the Contradictions of State
A Step Back For Burma?
December 16, 2011
A Step Back For Burma?
Much has been made of Burma’s recent reforms. But old ethnic conflicts could undermine its efforts.
A Step Back For Burma?
Burma Facing War on All Fronts?
July 07, 2011
Burma Facing War on All Fronts?
The Kachin people, marginalised by the Burmese government, are willing to fight for survival. Is China the only hope for preventing all-out war?
Burma Facing War on All Fronts?
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