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September 4, 2019

Southeast Asia
What Happens if Rohingya Stay in Bangladesh Forever?

Earlier this month, the Myanmar government embarked upon a new plan to begin repatriating Rohingya who had fled Rakhine State after waves of brutal violence there. It was the second time Naypyidaw tr…

Rohingya refugees play football at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, March 27, 2018.

March 25, 2016

Understanding Myanmar

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

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

February 24, 2015

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…


December 20, 2012

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…

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