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The Influence of China in Bringing Peace to Myanmar

The Influence of China in Bringing Peace to Myanmar

China’s overall strategy in the world’s longest civil war that takes place in Myanmar is unclear, and its interests may not always align with a robust peace process.

Review – Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

Review – Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

Despite its briefness, this title does an admirable job of explaining the underlying causes of what is arguably the most acute case of child soldiering today.

Reports on Genocide in Myanmar Highlight the Need for Change

Reports on Genocide in Myanmar Highlight the Need for Change

The situation for the majority of Rakhine State’s residents, Buddhist and Muslim, is dreadful. But, for the Rohingya Muslims it is tragic.

Managing Expectations in NLD-led Myanmar

Managing Expectations in NLD-led Myanmar

Rooting out predatory power such as that firmly in place after decades of military rule in Myanmar requires public and international buy-in.

Problems with Facts about Rohingya Statelessness

Problems with Facts about Rohingya Statelessness

Ironically, and tragically, the surpassing symbolic and juridical power of ‘national race’ identity is for the Rohingya at once their problem and their solution.

What Next for the Rohingya in Myanmar? Suu Kyi’s Balancing Act after the Election

What Next for the Rohingya in Myanmar? Suu Kyi’s Balancing Act after the Election

The muslim minority Rohingya have long been the targets of persecution from the local Buddhist majority, the military, and the central government.

The Rohingya, Genocide and a New Dawn for Myanmar

The Rohingya, Genocide and a New Dawn for Myanmar

Putting right the terrible suffering which has been systematically inflicted upon the Rohingya is going to require a great deal of political courage.

String of Pearls: India and the Geopolitics of Chinese Foreign Policy

String of Pearls: India and the Geopolitics of Chinese Foreign Policy

At the cusp of energy security balances the diplomatic battle in the Indian Ocean has generated enough interest for the world to watch the passive stand-offs keenly.

Who Has a Right to Belong?

Who Has a Right to Belong?

Whilst there might be international conventions which address the internally displaced, refugees, and the stateless the gap between theory and practice seems very large.

Should International Relations Scholars Care About Religious Freedom?

Should International Relations Scholars Care About Religious Freedom?

Since religious repression can contribute to extremist ideology and violence then religious freedom can be vital in addressing religiously inspired civil wars and terrorism.

Growing up a Proud Racist in Burma

Growing up a Proud Racist in Burma

As a former racist who grew up thinking that those deemed to pose a threat to Burma’s sovereignty and Buddhist identity should be ‘gassed’, I feel a deep chill thinking about what Burmese society is evolving into.

Burma’s Rakhine Conflict

Burma’s Rakhine Conflict

While it is likely the more shocking acts of violence will gradually cease in the coming weeks, the conflict will leave a deep legacy on this region of Burma and can easily restart at anytime.

Implications from Aung San Suu Kyi’s European Tour

Implications from Aung San Suu Kyi’s European Tour

Suu Kyi’s chief challenge may be to avoid the temptation to turn vindication into vindictiveness. If she panders to her Western supporters at the expense of her partners at home, it would be a bad sign.

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