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Decoding the Arakan Army: Insurgent Strategies and Tactics
March 28, 2019
Decoding the Arakan Army: Insurgent Strategies and Tactics
It is clear that the AA wants to break the Tatmadaw’s hegemony as a legitimate security actor in Rakhine state.
Decoding the Arakan Army: Insurgent Strategies and Tactics
India Deploys the Army to Check Rebel, Refugee Influx From Myanmar
March 15, 2019
India Deploys the Army to Check Rebel, Refugee Influx From Myanmar
The Indo-Myanmar borderlands heat up once again.
India Deploys the Army to Check Rebel, Refugee Influx From Myanmar
Land Seizures, Protests, and Arrests in Myanmar
March 07, 2019
Land Seizures, Protests, and Arrests in Myanmar
Despite arrests, detention, and torture, land rights activists in Myanmar are refusing to be silenced.
Land Seizures, Protests, and Arrests in Myanmar
Myanmar Open for Business, But Not Rohingya
February 25, 2019
Myanmar Open for Business, But Not Rohingya
As Myanmar seeks foreign investment, the international business community has an opportunity to affect change.
Myanmar Open for Business, But Not Rohingya
Aung San Suu Kyi: A ‘Moral Democrat’ or a ‘Precolonial Queen’?
February 20, 2019
Aung San Suu Kyi: A ‘Moral Democrat’ or a ‘Precolonial Queen’?
Krzysztof Iwanek talks to Michał Lubina, author of a new book on Aung San Suu Kyi’s political thought.
Aung San Suu Kyi: A ‘Moral Democrat’ or a ‘Precolonial Queen’?
Rohingya Refugees Caught Between India and a Hard Place
February 02, 2019
Rohingya Refugees Caught Between India and a Hard Place
All Rohingya in India should have access to a fair procedure through the UN refugee agency.
Rohingya Refugees Caught Between India and a Hard Place
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
November 19, 2018
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi should emphasize the importance of celebrating diversity rather than stoking the flames of prejudice.
Time to Course-Correct, Aung San Suu Kyi
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
November 02, 2018
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
Despite UN warnings, the two countries announced that the repatriation of Rohingya refugees would take place in mid-November.
Bangladesh and Myanmar Announce Pending Rohingya Repatriation
Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action
October 26, 2018
Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action
The UN was founded 73 years ago in large part to address mass atrocities like those committed against the Rohingya.
Myanmar’s ‘Genocidal Acts’ Demand UN Action
Facebook Waking Up to Genocide in Myanmar
September 21, 2018
Facebook Waking Up to Genocide in Myanmar
How many more will die before social media giants wake up and realize they have been complicit by failing to act?
Facebook Waking Up to Genocide in Myanmar
The Rohingya Crisis in Context
September 14, 2018
The Rohingya Crisis in Context
International discussion of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar often lacks a necessary broader historical understanding.
The Rohingya Crisis in Context
Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?
September 07, 2018
Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?
A civilian-controlled coast guard could very well feed into the power struggle between the government and the military.
Could Myanmar Form a Coast Guard?
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
August 30, 2018
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
For New Delhi, BIMSTEC is about reimagining India’s strategic geography altogether.
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
August 28, 2018
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
In a recent speech, Aung San Suu Kyi tried to shift blame to Bangladesh for the delay in repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Myanmar Remains Disingenuous When It Comes to Rohingya Repatriation
The Opening of an India-Myanmar Land Border Crossing: A Boon for Northeast India
August 13, 2018
The Opening of an India-Myanmar Land Border Crossing: A Boon for Northeast India
The move is a fillip for India's Act East policy and ties with ASEAN.
The Opening of an India-Myanmar Land Border Crossing: A Boon for Northeast India
Without State Reform, Myanmar Isn’t Going Anywhere Fast
June 27, 2018
Without State Reform, Myanmar Isn’t Going Anywhere Fast
Myanmar’s unwieldy, inexperienced civil service weighs down efforts to move the country forward.
Without State Reform, Myanmar Isn’t Going Anywhere Fast
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