Ascribing the Rohingya exodus solely to security clearance operations is simplistic, writes Sai Lon.
21 The News For 21 November 2017
The US Secretary of State demonstrated a nuanced understanding of the country’s complex political reality in his handling of the Rakhine issue.
In northern Rakhine State, rights violations must not be ignored, but nor should the activities of terrorist group ARSA and its backers.
Activists have urged Trump to comment on the plight of the Rohingya, but some fear an offhand comment could further divide communities.
Important players in the crisis need to establish a common understanding.
With the latest organized attacks by ARSA in August, trust between Buddhist Arakanese and Muslim Rohingya has been totally destroyed.
The discovery of a cache of weapons and imitation uniforms could be the sign of a plot to assassinate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
The Tatmadaw is still at the epicenter of politics. No understanding of it will prevent world and domestic leaders from achieving their goals.
The success, and failure, of Myanmar’s landmark peace accord relies on four key groups of people, writes Joe Kumbun.
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army positions itself as an ethnic armed group, do other leaders agree?
Alleged terrorist links trump criticism of India’s plans to deport self-identifying Rohingya.
The misdemeanor of Britain’s foreign secretary is just the tip of the iceberg of bullying of Myanmar by its ex-colonizer.
At stake are not only the lives of the 52 million people, but one of the world’s newest democracies could disappear once again under authoritarian rule.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will be forced to rely more and more on China.
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