May 31, 2017
Smuggling Away Myanmar’s Chance for Peace
By Tom Fawthrop
Jade smuggling is fueling ethnic conflict in resource-rich Kachin state.
February 15, 2016
Women in Combat: Both Spoilers and Enablers of Peace
By Rosalie Arcala Hall and Julian Smith
Popular distortions often applied to women’s functions in war can obstruct the peace process.
October 25, 2015
Kachin: Hardly a Ceasefire
By Sakse Collective
The recent ceasefire has done little to bring peace to Kachin.
May 07, 2015
Myanmar's Elusive Peace
By Vishal Arora
Rebel groups in Myanmar say that peace could still be years away.
April 23, 2015
Thingyan: A New Year for a Troubled State
By Brennan O'Connor (text and photos)
Weary from conflict, the people of Kachin take the time to welcome the Burmese New Year.
April 19, 2015
Why the Fighting in Kokang Threatens Peace in Myanmar
By Priscilla Clapp
The turmoil on Myanmar’s border with China has potentially significant implications.
February 26, 2015
Can Atheistic China Play Conflict Mediator in ‘God’s Century’?
By James Chen
As China becomes more involved in international conflicts, it will need to understand the role of religion.
January 14, 2015
Kachin and China’s Troubled Border
By Brent Crane
The Kachin conflict is a thorn in China’s side as it tries to manage its relations with Myanmar.
November 12, 2014
Aung San Suu Kyi: Colluding With Tyranny
By Tim Robertson
The iconic figure has signally failed the oppressed minorities who need her most.
July 10, 2014
Myanmar: Displaced Kachin Face Bleak Future
By Brennan O`Connor
Many forced from their homes by fighting, conditions are grim for the Kachin people in north-eastern Myanmar.
April 27, 2014
Washington’s Flawed Myanmar Policy
By David Brenner
Many of Myanmar's ethnic minorities are growing increasingly disillusioned with America and may turn to China instead.
February 07, 2014
Engaging Myanmar’s Navy
By Tim McLaughlin
While the critics watch ties with the country’s army, foreign navies are stepping up their maritime engagement.