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China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process
August 15, 2018

China's Stake in the Myanmar Peace Process

By Mark Inkey
Why is Beijing providing funds for ethnic armed groups to join a government-backed peace conference?

Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
February 08, 2018

Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises

By Gavin Kelleher
With Rakhine state in the international spotlight, Myanmar’s abuses in Kachin state continue with little global notice.
What Does Myanmar’s 'Biggest Ever' Drug Bust Actually Mean?
January 19, 2018

What Does Myanmar’s 'Biggest Ever' Drug Bust Actually Mean?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though the record seizure deserves mention, focus on such developments also obscures the massive scale of the problem.

Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels
January 08, 2018

Myanmar's Unhappy Rebels

By Neil Thompson
Dissatisfaction with the government's approach to peace talks could lead to renewed conflict in Myanmar's north.

Why Is Myanmar's Peace Process Still Failing?
June 29, 2017

Why Is Myanmar's Peace Process Still Failing?

By Luke Hunt
Naypyidaw continues to face significant challenges as it tries to end decades of conflict.

Myanmar’s Kuomintang 'Incursion'
July 14, 2016

Myanmar’s Kuomintang 'Incursion'

By Alice Dawkins
Where the borders of China and Myanmar rub together, the line between insiders and outsiders becomes rather blurry.

Is Myanmar Using Armed Chinese Drones For Counterinsurgency?
June 09, 2016

Is Myanmar Using Armed Chinese Drones For Counterinsurgency?

By Ankit Panda
Myanmar's air force is using armed drones against rebels in the country's north.
'We Cannot Retreat': The 2015 Myanmar Offensive in Shan State
February 13, 2016

'We Cannot Retreat': The 2015 Myanmar Offensive in Shan State

By Scott Ezell
A first-hand account from the Shan State Army-North headquarters during a Tatmadaw offensive.

Myanmar: Shan Villagers and the Salween Dam Fight
September 11, 2015

Myanmar: Shan Villagers and the Salween Dam Fight

By Dana MacLean
Development is sparking rising tensions in southeastern Myanmar.

Will Military Conflict in Myanmar Derail its Elections?
July 02, 2015

Will Military Conflict in Myanmar Derail its Elections?

By Shawn W. Crispin
Armed conflict could jeopardize upcoming polls in the country.

Meditating in the Golden Triangle
December 25, 2014

Meditating in the Golden Triangle

By Brennan O`Connor
A sleepy Burmese town comes alive with color, when thousands of Thai and Burmese monks line the streets to meditate.
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
November 24, 2014

Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?

By Morley J Weston
A UN initiative is trying to replace poppy cultivation with coffee in Myanmar.

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