Myanmar ethnic conflicts

February 08, 2019

Marking 70 Years of War in Myanmar

By Jittrapon Kaicome
Karen armed groups gather to seek peace while marking the 70th anniversary of the original revolution.

July 14, 2018

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Cult of Personality

By David I. Steinberg
Aung San Suu Kyi's cult of personality is continuously projected within Myanmar even while it expires internationally.
May 18, 2018

Myanmar's Fighting Season in Kachin

By Daniel Combs
The fighting in Kachin is a microcosm of Myanmar's stalled peace process.

March 23, 2018

A New Report Says America is Being Duped in Myanmar

By Stanley A. Weiss
Myanmar's military has fooled Washington into thinking the country has changed.

May 31, 2017

Smuggling Away Myanmar's Chance for Peace

By Tom Fawthrop
Jade smuggling is fueling ethnic conflict in resource-rich Kachin state.

May 15, 2017

A Wrench in Myanmar's Peace Process

By Daniel Combs
Armed opposition groups create their own alternative to the NLD government's Panglong Peace Conference.
April 11, 2017

Myanmar's Forgotten Refugees

By Libby Hogan
Overshadowed by other crises around the world, 100,000 refugees are stranded in camps along the Thai-Myanmar border.

March 31, 2017

What Can Myanmar Learn From Cambodia's Peace Process?

By Sao Phal Niseiy
Lessons from Hun Sen’s "win-win" policy.

October 03, 2016

Why the US Shouldn't Have Lifted Sanctions on Myanmar

By Aaron Balshan
The removal of sanctions will not do Myanmar's fledgling democracy any favors.

July 27, 2016

Myanmar Grapples With Unifying Its Core and Periphery

By Tej Parikh
The challenges of forging federalism in Myanmar will be evident at upcoming talks in August.

June 11, 2016

Solving Myanmar's Ethnic Conflicts: A Proposal

By Daniel Combs
Aung San Suu Kyi can take advantage of her personal and political authority to forge a lasting peace in Myanmar.
April 26, 2016

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Pushes for Peace With Ethnic Rebels

By Roshni Kapur
Hopes have been renewed that a permanent deal may finally be reached between the new government and holdout militias.

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