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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.

How India Betrayed the Rakhine People – And Why It Matters Today

How India Betrayed the Rakhine People – And Why It Matters Today

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
25 years ago this week, India's army crushed an incipient Rakhine separatist force in the Andaman Islands. In western Myanmar, memories of the incident linger.

Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar

Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
Once mostly immune from the country's post-coup turmoils, Rakhine State is beset by an increasingly devastating conflict.

Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?

Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The return of conflict in northern Rakhine State has brought the Arakan Army's goal of autonomy one step closer to fulfillment.
Arakan Army on Collision Course with the Military in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Arakan Army on Collision Course with the Military in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Thomas Kean
While many hope that the AA will join the fight against the military junta, a return to war would be devastating for the people of Rakhine.

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