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The Wa Art of Not Being Governed
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.

Land Seizures, Protests, and Arrests in Myanmar
March 07, 2019

Land Seizures, Protests, and Arrests in Myanmar

By Maximillian Mørch
Despite arrests, detention, and torture, land rights activists in Myanmar are refusing to be silenced.
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
November 01, 2017

The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic

By Joshua Mcdonald
In Kachin state, locals have taken the war on drugs into their own hands.

Did Aung San Lead at Panglong – or Follow?
July 21, 2017

Did Aung San Lead at Panglong – or Follow?

By Stanley A. Weiss
Myanmar's ethnic minorities have a different view on Aung San's place in history.

The Key to Jumpstarting Myanmar’s Economy: Electricity
August 11, 2016

The Key to Jumpstarting Myanmar’s Economy: Electricity

By Peter Loftus
Accelerated investment in the power grid will produce quick economic dividends and attract foreign investment.

The Problem With the 21st Century Panglong Conference
August 06, 2016

The Problem With the 21st Century Panglong Conference

By Richard Dolan
Before it even convenes, Aung San Suu Kyi's high-profile peace process effort is facing stumbling blocks.

Will Genocide Be the True Cost of State Building in Myanmar?
June 02, 2016

Will Genocide Be the True Cost of State Building in Myanmar?

By Tej Parikh
To govern, Aung San Suu Kyi seems prepared to turn a blind eye to the Rohingya issue.
'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar
April 29, 2016

'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar

By David Doyle
"We want to declare to the U.S. embassy and to all the other countries, there are no Rohingya in our country."

Myanmar and the 'War on Terror'
March 11, 2016

Myanmar and the 'War on Terror'

By Tauseef Akbar
In Myanmar, as elsewhere around the globe, the "war on terror" is used to justify persecution.

Kaw Thoo Lei: ‘A Peaceful Land’
January 26, 2016

Kaw Thoo Lei: ‘A Peaceful Land’

By Cory Wright
Myanmar's Karen minority continue to fight for sovereignty over their territory.

Myanmar’s Ethnic Parliamentarians May Be 2016’s 'Kingmakers'
November 07, 2015

Myanmar’s Ethnic Parliamentarians May Be 2016’s 'Kingmakers'

By Nicholas Borroz and Hunter Marston
Turkey’s experience offers lessons that could guide Myanmar to a more pluralistic future.

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