China's Myanmar Problem
With conflict raging on China’s borders with Myanmar, Beijing weighs the possible influx of refugees.
Burma Confirms Airstrikes on Kachin Rebels
While Burma has opened up to the outside world and undertaken political reform, internal strife remains.
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.
A Step Back For Burma?
Much has been made of Burma’s recent reforms. But old ethnic conflicts could undermine its efforts.
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?