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The Myanmar Opposition’s Message to ASEAN Defense Ministers: We Will Prevail
June 14, 2022

The Myanmar Opposition’s Message to ASEAN Defense Ministers: We Will Prevail

By U Yee Mon
Myanmar's resistance continues to gain momentum. It's time for ASEAN to recalibrate its approach to the country's conflict.

Myanmar’s Other Civilian Deaths
June 06, 2022

Myanmar’s Other Civilian Deaths

By Naw Theresa
As Myanmar's resistance intensifies its armed struggle against the military junta, civilians increasingly find themselves caught in the crossfire.
Malaysian FM Meets With Counterpart from Myanmar Opposition Movement
May 17, 2022

Malaysian FM Meets With Counterpart from Myanmar Opposition Movement

By Sebastian Strangio
The meeting could mark a turning-point in the bloc's approach to the ongoing conflict in its errant member-state.

Myanmar’s NUG Warns China Against Engagement with ‘Illegitimate’ Junta
April 06, 2022

Myanmar’s NUG Warns China Against Engagement with ‘Illegitimate’ Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The comments followed Beijing's strongest signals of support for the military administration since last year's coup.

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine Through a Burmese Lens
March 11, 2022

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine Through a Burmese Lens

By Naw Theresa
Watching the war unfold in Ukraine, many members of the anti-coup resistance see clear parallels to their own struggle.

The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar
March 08, 2022

The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar

By Jasper Picard
In a matter of months, the People's Defense Forces have evolved from rag-tag groups into organized, and increasingly well-armed, military outfits.

Myanmar Junta Revokes Citizenship of Opposition Figures, NUG Ministers
March 07, 2022

Myanmar Junta Revokes Citizenship of Opposition Figures, NUG Ministers

By Sebastian Strangio
Stripping dissenters of their citizenship is a tried and tested policy of Myanmar's military.
Myanmar: From Hopeful Spring to Scorching Summer
February 22, 2022

Myanmar: From Hopeful Spring to Scorching Summer

By Naw Theresa
The intensifying conflict between the military junta and its opponents shows few signs of resolution in 2022.

The Dilemma Facing Myanmar’s National Unity Government
February 21, 2022

The Dilemma Facing Myanmar’s National Unity Government

By Benjamin Mok
The country’s opposition shadow government faces a difficult choice between condoning attacks on civilians and promoting civilian immunity.

Why Doesn’t the West Sell Weapons to Myanmar’s Anti-Junta Rebels?
February 04, 2022

Why Doesn’t the West Sell Weapons to Myanmar’s Anti-Junta Rebels?

By David Hutt
Whether or not direct military aid would help, Western governments should recognize that there is no going back to the status quo ante.

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case
February 03, 2022

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case

By Sebastian Strangio
Assuming responsibility for the ICJ case is a means for the National Unity Government to assert its position as Myanmar's legitimate government.
The Battle for Myanmar
February 01, 2022

The Battle for Myanmar

By Allegra Mendelson
The strong, armed resistance movement surprised the regime, but without greater international support, the situation will likely continue to deteriorate.

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