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Operation 1027

Myanmar Junta’s No. 2 Visits China Amid ‘Intense’ Fighting

Myanmar Junta’s No. 2 Visits China Amid ‘Intense’ Fighting

By Sebastian Strangio
Vice-Senior Gen. Soe Win's visit comes shortly after the Three Brotherhood Alliance of ethnic armed groups resumed their offensive in Shan State.

Fighting Erupts in Myanmar’s Shan State as Armed Groups Resume Offensive

Fighting Erupts in Myanmar’s Shan State as Armed Groups Resume Offensive

By Sebastian Strangio
The Three Brotherhood Alliance has launched the second phase of its Operation 1027 offensive, attacking regime positions across northern Shan.
Last Flights Out of Sittwe

Last Flights Out of Sittwe

By Naw Theresa
As resistance forces move within striking distance of the capital of Rakhine State, many of its inhabitants are seeking a way out.

Myanmar: The Many Foes of Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar: The Many Foes of Min Aung Hlaing

By Thomas Kean
Three years after the coup, and several months after the beginning of a major resistance offensive, Myanmar under Min Aung Hlaing is locked into a course of continued conflict.

The Myanmar Junta: Live by the Gun, Die by the Gun?

The Myanmar Junta: Live by the Gun, Die by the Gun?

By Rahman Yaacob
Current trends suggest Myanmar’s military regime will be toppled the same way it came to power: through the use of force.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Myanmar Military Tribunal Sentences Brigadier Generals to Death for Kokang Surrender

Myanmar Military Tribunal Sentences Brigadier Generals to Death for Kokang Surrender

By Sebastian Strangio
The sentences come at a time of growing discontent with the leadership of junta chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing.

Myanmar Military Breaks China-Brokered Ceasefire, Resistance Groups Say

Myanmar Military Breaks China-Brokered Ceasefire, Resistance Groups Say

By Sebastian Strangio
The collapse of the agreement brokered in Kunming on Friday demonstrates the limits of Chinese influence in northern Myanmar.
Chinese Official Meets Myanmar Junta Chief as Rebels Capture Key Town

Chinese Official Meets Myanmar Junta Chief as Rebels Capture Key Town

By Sebastian Strangio
The two sides pledged to "jointly maintain peace and stability on the China-Myanmar border" and fight telecom scam operations.

Good Rebels or Good Timing?: Myanmar’s MNDAA and Operation 1027

Good Rebels or Good Timing?: Myanmar’s MNDAA and Operation 1027

By Yaolong Xian
The rebel group has shed its reputation as an opium trafficking syndicate and pledged itself to the Spring Revolution. Is its transformation more than skin deep?

Myanmar Ethnic Armed Groups Draw Allegations of Forced Recruitment

Myanmar Ethnic Armed Groups Draw Allegations of Forced Recruitment

By Naw Theresa
There are many undercurrents to Myanmar’s civil war, and more inconvenient truths will emerge as the fighting escalates.

Rights Group Accuses Myanmar Rebel Outfit of Forced Recruitment

Rights Group Accuses Myanmar Rebel Outfit of Forced Recruitment

By Sebastian Strangio
The allegations raise questions about the MNDAA's relationship to the country's broader anti-junta resistance movement.
The Rakhine Conundrum: How Should Bangladesh Respond to Operation 1027?

The Rakhine Conundrum: How Should Bangladesh Respond to Operation 1027?

By Md. Himel Rahman
The rapid advances of anti-junta groups in Myanmar poses new problems for Dhaka in an already-sensitive region.

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