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Rakhine State

Has the Indian Flagship Kaladan Project in Myanmar Hit a Dead End?

Has the Indian Flagship Kaladan Project in Myanmar Hit a Dead End?

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
A stretch of highway that is yet to be completed runs through areas in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine States which are seeing some of the worst fighting in recent months.

A New Era is Dawning For the People of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

A New Era is Dawning For the People of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
After years of conflict and ethnic cleansing, recent military gains by the Arakan Army have opened up fresh possibilities for the region's future.
Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

By Jan Olson
On Ngapali Beach, the sands are deserted, the hotels stand empty, and many locals are struggling to make ends meet.

Rohingya Ocean Death Toll Worst in Nearly a Decade, UN Says

Rohingya Ocean Death Toll Worst in Nearly a Decade, UN Says

By Sebastian Strangio
Deteriorating conditions in the refugee camps of Bangladesh are pushing increasing numbers of people to take their chances on dangerous sea voyages.

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.

Is ‘Operation 1027’ a Game Changer for Myanmar?

Is ‘Operation 1027’ a Game Changer for Myanmar?

By Sebastian Strangio
An interview with Yun Sun about the progress of the military offensive, and the question of how China’s government is reacting to the conflict on its border.

Ceasefire Breach: Operation 1027 Shakes Western Myanmar

Ceasefire Breach: Operation 1027 Shakes Western Myanmar

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The opening of another major front in Rakhine State could be disastrous for the country's besieged and overextended junta.
Cyclone Mocha in Myanmar: Mayhem and Maneuvering

Cyclone Mocha in Myanmar: Mayhem and Maneuvering

By Naw Theresa
Humanitarian efforts in the wake of Cyclone Mocha have become yet another front in the country's expanding conflict.

Myanmar Military Restricts Access to Areas Hit by Cyclone Mocha

Myanmar Military Restricts Access to Areas Hit by Cyclone Mocha

By Sebastian Strangio
The military's decision closes off the limited access of the U.N. and international aid organizations to around 1 million people affected by the storm.

For Victims of Cyclone Mocha, the Crisis Isn’t Over

For Victims of Cyclone Mocha, the Crisis Isn’t Over

By Nazifa Nawar
While Bangladesh was spared the worst, Myanmar’s civil conflict is making it difficult for aid to reach those in need.

Is Rohingya Repatriation Finally Moving Forward?

Is Rohingya Repatriation Finally Moving Forward?

By Saume Saptaparna Nath
A group of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh recently visited Myanmar’s Rakhine State to lay the groundwork for repatriation. Is Myanmar serious about the effort? 
How the Arakan Army Has Capitalized on Myanmar’s Coup

How the Arakan Army Has Capitalized on Myanmar’s Coup

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
Over the past two years, the insurgent group has steadily extended and deepened its control over Rakhine State.

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