Regime is likely to be hit hard by the impending economic crisis, but NUG must do more to unify resistance movement.
Analysis of the military’s deployments nationwide reveal that the army is severely overstretched and only able to defend cities, major roads and hilltop bases.
People’s Defense Forces and ethnic armed organizations ambushed regime forces across the country on Thursday.
Analysts said the junta is using the so-called peace dialogue to buy time and try and persuade ethnic armed organizations not to supply weapons to resistance forces.
Karenni resistance fighters attacked junta soldiers based in a village outside Demoso Town.
Captain Zay Thu Aung said the regime helicopter pilots who attacked a school last week would have seen the children they killed.
Fierce fighting is ongoing in Moebye Town with junta forces launching artillery and airstrikes against civilians and resistance groups.
The global charity appeared to put resistance groups and junta forces in the same category when it called for an end to attacks on schools and their use as camps.
The junta has stepped up attacks on civilian targets nationwide with Sagaing Region suffering the most.
Fierce fighting in southern Shan State resulted in junta forces pounding the town of Moebye with air and artillery strikes.
New Delhi is maintaining a working relationship with the military regime, but the junta is doing nothing to address India’s concerns.
The military capability of resistance forces has significantly improved over the last year says NUG acting president.
Over 150 resistance fighters died in the same period as near-daily clashes with junta forces took place in southeast Myanmar’s Kayah.
Junta forces responded with airstrikes after being ambushed by resistance fighters in Tigyaing and Mogok townships.
Mandalay protest leader Dr. Tayzar San tells The Irrawaddy what he saw in his travels across the resistance strongholds of Myanmar.