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March 25, 2016

Myanmar
Charms with pictures of Aung San Suu Kyi and her father, General Aung San, in Yangon, April 5, 2015. Understanding Myanmar

Myanmar is undergoing significant political changes, but it still faces considerable economic and human rights hurdles.

December 20, 2012

Asia
Myanmar people of Rohingya ethnicity who are living in Malaysia, display placards during a rally outside Malaysia's Foreign Ministry in Putrajaya. Conflict Continues in Rakhine State

The continuing violence in Rakhine (or Arakan) State in western Myanmar, as well as the expanding war in Kachin State (see an excellent piece on Kachin State by Bertil Lintner here) threaten the refo…

February 24, 2015

Myanmar
myanmar-kochin-region-clash Is Myanmar’s Peace Process Unraveling?

Over the last three weeks, fighting has broken out in Myanmar’s northeast between the military and several ethnic minority militias, including the ethnic Kokang Myanmar National Democratic Alliance A…