October 23, 2020
The Lost World of the Lords of the Sky
By Robert Bociaga
The tangled history of Shan State reveals the broken promises of a federal, truly democratic Myanmar.
August 18, 2020
Myanmar’s Upcoming 4th Union Peace Conference: Time for a Rethink
By Seth Kane
The illusion of quick wins is plain for everyone to see. The international community might leverage this clarity to take stock.
August 01, 2020
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Falls Apart in Shan State
By Maggi Quadrini
Instability in northern Shan state is increasing the forced displacement of locals, along other rights abuses.
July 15, 2020
Myanmar: Shattered Hopes for Peace
By Robert Bociaga
As Myanmar heads into election season, ethnic groups are no longer optimistic about their life under NLD rule.
April 17, 2020
How a Myanmar Coast Guard Will Contribute to Coastal Stability
By Michael van Ginkel
Myanmar's nonstate actors are taking to the seas, increasing the need for a functional coast guard.
August 16, 2019
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.
May 28, 2019
The Wa Art of Not Being Governed
By Dominique Dillabough-Lefebvre
The Wa are keen to shed their image as Myanmar's drug lords or China's proxies.
May 07, 2019
China’s Dynamic Grip on Myanmar
By Monish Tourangbam and Pawan Amin
Beijing’s influence in Myanmar permeates multiple levels of engagement between the two neighbors.
April 01, 2019
Myanmar’s Search for Elusive Peace
By Amara Thiha
Government efforts to secure peace in the country continue to be hampered by internal and external factors.
March 28, 2019
Decoding the Arakan Army: Insurgent Strategies and Tactics
By Angshuman Choudhury
It is clear that the AA wants to break the Tatmadaw’s hegemony as a legitimate security actor in Rakhine state.
August 15, 2018
China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process
By Mark Inkey
Why is Beijing providing funds for ethnic armed groups to join a government-backed peace conference?
February 01, 2018
Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
By Eugene Mark
Building trust between the Tatmadaw and the ethnic armed groups is the starting point of the path to peace.