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Rights Group: Satellite Images Show Myanmar Village Burning
May 27, 2020

Rights Group: Satellite Images Show Myanmar Village Burning

By Associated Press
The image was taken on May 16 and suggests at least 200 buildings were burned.

UN Human Rights Expert Accuses Myanmar Army of Fresh Abuses
May 01, 2020

UN Human Rights Expert Accuses Myanmar Army of Fresh Abuses

By Associated Press
A UN special rapporteur took aim at the Myanmar military for targeting ethnic minorities in Rakhine and Chin states.
India Plans to Augment Presence in Myanmar’s Troubled Rakhine State
March 26, 2020

India Plans to Augment Presence in Myanmar’s Troubled Rakhine State

By StoriesAsia
India is taking more direct stake in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

What Does Myanmar’s New Arakan Army Terrorist Designation Mean for the Country’s Security?
March 25, 2020

What Does Myanmar’s New Arakan Army Terrorist Designation Mean for the Country’s Security?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The move puts the focus on Naypyidaw’s approach to the group and the situation in Rakhine state amid wider political and security developments.

Xi Seeks to Boost Belt and Road With Myanmar Visit
January 19, 2020

Xi Seeks to Boost Belt and Road With Myanmar Visit

By Eleanor Albert
Myanmar's government seems eager to embrace China again; the public may have more reservations.

UN Rights Agency Slams Wrongs in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
April 05, 2019

UN Rights Agency Slams Wrongs in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Associated Press
Concern comes amid upsurge in fighting and ahead of upcoming elections next year.

Decoding the Arakan Army: Insurgent Strategies and Tactics
March 28, 2019

Decoding the Arakan Army: Insurgent Strategies and Tactics

By Angshuman Choudhury
It is clear that the AA wants to break the Tatmadaw’s hegemony as a legitimate security actor in Rakhine state.
Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
February 28, 2019

Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions

By Luke Hunt
Continued conflict suggests a long road ahead for vulnerable populations in the country.

Myanmar Open for Business, But Not Rohingya
February 25, 2019

Myanmar Open for Business, But Not Rohingya

By Jieun Pyun
As Myanmar seeks foreign investment, the international business community has an opportunity to affect change.

New UN-Myanmar Agreement, Same Old Rohingya Plight
June 22, 2018

New UN-Myanmar Agreement, Same Old Rohingya Plight

By Luke Hunt
While the new pact has been hailed by some as a step forward, it obscures the significant challenges that remain.

Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018

Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation
April 20, 2018

The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation

By Luke Hunt
Repatriation is running far from smoothly and justice continues to prove elusive.

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