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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
Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
February 28, 2019
Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
Continued conflict suggests a long road ahead for vulnerable populations in the country.
Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
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
New UN-Myanmar Agreement, Same Old Rohingya Plight
June 22, 2018
New UN-Myanmar Agreement, Same Old Rohingya Plight
While the new pact has been hailed by some as a step forward, it obscures the significant challenges that remain.
New UN-Myanmar Agreement, Same Old Rohingya Plight
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?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation
April 20, 2018
The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation
Repatriation is running far from smoothly and justice continues to prove elusive.
The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation
Mrauk U: In the Shadow of the Rohingya Crisis
April 16, 2018
Mrauk U: In the Shadow of the Rohingya Crisis
Myanmar’s archaeological wonder is marred by the violence in Rakhine state.
Mrauk U: In the Shadow of the Rohingya Crisis
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
February 08, 2018
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
With Rakhine state in the international spotlight, Myanmar’s abuses in Kachin state continue with little global notice.
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
January 19, 2018
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
Developments in the region suggest that the goal remains far from becoming a reality anytime soon.
Is Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN an Impossible Task?
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
January 16, 2018
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
Like so many of South Asia's flashpoints, the Rohingya crisis has roots in the bloody Partition of 1947.
Rohingyas and the Unfinished Business of Partition
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
December 19, 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
Will the international community contend with Aung San Suu Kyi's culpability for the violence in Rakhine State?
Aung San Suu Kyi: Culpable of 'Genocide'?
Buddhism and Islam in Asia: A Long and Complicated History
October 29, 2017
Buddhism and Islam in Asia: A Long and Complicated History
Demography and history explain troubled attitudes toward Islam in Buddhist-majority Asian regions today.
Buddhism and Islam in Asia: A Long and Complicated History
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
October 13, 2017
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
The perils of portraying the Rohingya crisis through securitized lens are quickly becoming apparent.
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
September 27, 2017
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
Nationalism and the crisis in Rakhine hide the economic roots of the NLD’s weakness.
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
September 26, 2017
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
The Burmese military's atrocities in Rakhine state cannot go unpunished.
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
September 09, 2017
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
The eruption of Rohingya insurgency has taken the long-simmering Rakhine State crisis to a new level.
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
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