Tatmadaw incursions in Karen State The Karen National Union (KNU), alongside the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS), were instrumental in encouraging a number of Ethnic Armed Organisations (EAOs) to sign Myanmar’s […]
The current state of the Myanmar Peace Process The date for the next Union Peace Conference (UPC) is scheduled for May, but there remain some doubts in regards to the likely achievements […]
My interview with Nyein Nyein from The Irrawaddy is available here.
My new book ‘Realising Peace in Myanmar – EBO Myanmar Background Papers 2015-2017’ will be launched in Chiang Mai early December. Date, time and venue will be posted later.
There had been much hope regarding an end to ethnic conflict in Myanmar with the then Thein Sein’s government’s attempts to bring long-term armed ethnic organisations around the table. The international community […]
It is probably not that surprising that the Arakan Army has finally decided to confront the Arakan Liberation Party and its armed wing the Arakan Liberation Army (ALA) in Rakhine State. While […]
Challenges for the Karen National Union The 16th Karen National Union Congress held between 14 March and 9 April 2017 further solidified the current Karen leadership’s grip on power and will hopefully […]