Neighbourhood Studies
Myanmar
Myanmar Round Up: April 2020

Myanmar continues to struggle amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, revealing its deep socio-economic problems, concerning poverty, hunger, internally displaced people and ethnic armed organisations. The military operations continue unabated in Rakhine, Chin

Myanmar Ethnic Strife: The Rise of Arakan Army

On 10 April 2009, the separatist Arakan Army (AA) established itself as a “revolutionary armed organisation” in Myanmar. Till 2015, it operated in Kachin and Shan States under the guidance of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) with headqua

Myanmar Round Up: March 2020

A round up of selected English open source reports on Myanmar
March 2020 touched new ground in violence with the Arakan Army (AA) scoring major successes against the Tatmadaw with the routing of a Light Infantry Battalion and the c

Myanmar Round Up: March 2020

A round up of selected English open source reports on Myanmar
March 2020 touched new ground in violence with the Arakan Army (AA) scoring major successes against the Tatmadaw with the routing of a Light Infantry Battalion and the c

Myanmar Round Up: February 2020

A round up of selected English open source reports on Myanmar
The Presidential visit by President U Win Myint to India was the major highlight of India Myanmar relationsfor February 2020. Sadly, violence dominated February 2020 in

Raising ‘Myanmar Consciousness’: Visit of the President of Myanmar to India (26 - 29 February 2020)

Myanmar scholars have a tough time! The appalling lack of ‘Myanmar consciousness’ of the Indian mainstream media, especially the English print media, is reflected by the near total absence of the coverage of the visit of His Excellency U Win Myin

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