March 16, 2018
The 'Resource War' in Kachin State
By Eugene Mark
Myanmar's Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army are fighting for control of lucrative natural resources.
May 31, 2017
Smuggling Away Myanmar’s Chance for Peace
By Tom Fawthrop
Jade smuggling is fueling ethnic conflict in resource-rich Kachin state.
April 30, 2015
Blood Teak: How Myanmar's Natural Resources Fuel Ethnic Conflicts
By Jay Benson
As long as the incentives to control natural resources remain, there is little hope for long-term peace in Myanmar