Junta Forces Clash With Civilian Militia in Myanmar’s Second City
By Sebastian Strangio
The clashes in Mandalay mark a significant escalation of the crisis prompted by the coup on February 1.
Myanmar Ethnic Rebel Alliance Stages Coordinated Attacks
By Pyae Sone Win
The Northern Alliance coordinated attacks in 5 separate locations in the Mandalay region and Northern Shan state.
Myanmar’s Elections: A Testing Road Ahead
By Jorge Valladares
The road ahead will be a stress-test for the engagement of the international community supporting reform.
Myanmar’s Royal Legacy
By Poppy McPherson
The Burmese royal family may have lost their throne long ago but their influence lingers in Myanmar.
The Meaning of the Mandalay Riots in Myanmar
By Mong Palatino
The riot reveals interfaith tensions that threaten the country’s nascent democracy.
Myanmar’s Literary Talk Shows
By Lucas Stewart
Important forums for dialogue and discussion, literary events are in danger of being hijacked by religious extremists.