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How International Donors Can Better Offer Humanitarian Aid to Myanmar
May 06, 2022

How International Donors Can Better Offer Humanitarian Aid to Myanmar

By Shine Aung
If the world wants to help the country's people, it needs to work with the trusted – but poorly resourced – organizations in Myanmar's border regions.

Ethnic Armed Organizations Reject Myanmar Junta Peace Talk Bid
April 26, 2022

Ethnic Armed Organizations Reject Myanmar Junta Peace Talk Bid

By Sebastian Strangio
Junta chief Min Aung Hlaing's promise of fresh negotiations is a transparent attempt to split the anti-coup resistance.
The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar
March 08, 2022

The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar

By Jasper Picard
In a matter of months, the People's Defense Forces have evolved from rag-tag groups into organized, and increasingly well-armed, military outfits.

Myanmar: From Hopeful Spring to Scorching Summer
February 22, 2022

Myanmar: From Hopeful Spring to Scorching Summer

By Naw Theresa
The intensifying conflict between the military junta and its opponents shows few signs of resolution in 2022.

Myanmar Military Clashes With Arakan Army, Threatening Ceasefire
February 08, 2022

Myanmar Military Clashes With Arakan Army, Threatening Ceasefire

By Sebastian Strangio
The Rakhine nationalist force has the clout to reshape the contours of Myanmar's post-coup crisis.

‘No Progress’ on ASEAN Peace Plan for Myanmar: Singaporean PM
January 17, 2022

‘No Progress’ on ASEAN Peace Plan for Myanmar: Singaporean PM

By Sebastian Strangio
Four Southeast Asian nations have now expressed criticisms of Cambodia's unilateral crisis diplomacy on Myanmar.

Myanmar Junta Announces ‘Goodwill’ Ceasefire With Ethnic Armed Groups
September 29, 2021

Myanmar Junta Announces ‘Goodwill’ Ceasefire With Ethnic Armed Groups

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is a clear attempt to free up attention to crush the new raft of civilian People’s Defense Forces.
Foreign Governments, Experts Urge Peace After Myanmar Opposition Announces Mass Uprising
September 09, 2021

Foreign Governments, Experts Urge Peace After Myanmar Opposition Announces Mass Uprising

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government's declaration of a "people's defensive war" has raised a host of political and ethical questions.

Civilian Militias Flourish as Myanmar’s Post-Coup Turmoil Deepens
June 28, 2021

Civilian Militias Flourish as Myanmar’s Post-Coup Turmoil Deepens

By Sebastian Strangio
Recent months have seen the emergence of a raft of new armed civilian militias, further complicating the country's political crisis.

Rare Earths in Myanmar: Unobtanium?
June 14, 2021

Rare Earths in Myanmar: Unobtanium?

By Sribala Subramanian
Despite its present political turmoil, Myanmar controls the supply of critical metals for clean energy products.

Myanmar on the Brink
April 07, 2021

Myanmar on the Brink

By Gerard McDermott
What does the emergence of a government-in-exile and a newly formed alliance of ethnic rebel groups mean for the country’s emerging conflict?
Alliance of Ethnic Armed Groups Pledge Support for Myanmar’s ‘Spring Revolution’
March 30, 2021

Alliance of Ethnic Armed Groups Pledge Support for Myanmar’s ‘Spring Revolution’

By Sebastian Strangio
The junta's worst nightmare is an alliance between the anti-coup movement and ethnic armed groups.

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