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India’s Maoists still posing a major threat

India’s Maoist insurgents have suffered some setbacks recently, but remain a significant security problem, especially in the country’s tribal heartland, according to the Indian...

In a high-stakes dance, China charms Bhutan

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou’s recent three-day visit to Bhutan failed to galvanize much media attention outside of the immediate region. But seasoned...

In a high-stakes dance, China charms Bhutan

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou’s recent three-day visit to Bhutan failed to galvanize much media attention outside of the immediate region. But seasoned...

Suu Kyi loses control of once hopeful peace process

A third round of the so-called Panglong 21 peace talks ambitiously aimed at ending Myanmar’s decades-old civil war came to an inconclusive close on...

Suu Kyi loses control of once hopeful peace process

A third round of the so-called Panglong 21 peace talks ambitiously aimed at ending Myanmar’s decades-old civil war came to an inconclusive close on...

As Trump turns away, China gains in Myanmar

Does US President Donald Trump have a distinct policy towards Myanmar, and if so how does it differ from the engagement gambit championed by...

China wants to restart disputed Myitsone dam in Myanmar

Suspended by the Myanmar government in September 2011, the US$3.6 billion project would have flooded 600 square kilometers of forest land and 90% of...

China wants to restart disputed Myitsone dam in Myanmar

Suspended by the Myanmar government in September 2011, the US$3.6 billion project would have flooded 600 square kilometers of forest land and 90% of...

China’s regional ambitions reshaping India’s foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationalistic government is taking a more proactive role in regional military cooperation than its predecessors – and the reason,...

China’s regional ambitions reshaping India’s foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationalistic government is taking a more proactive role in regional military cooperation than its predecessors – and the reason,...

From hope to despair in Myanmar

To say that 2017 was a year of disappointment for Myanmar would be a gross understatement considering the earlier sky-high expectations for peace, prosperity...

Myanmar military plan to strike a new ethnic balance in Rakhine

A military plan to strike a new ethnic balance in Rakhine state's conflict-ridden northwest means a minority of the 420,000 refugees now languishing in...

Burma’s Misguided Peace Process Needs a Fresh Start

On Saturday in Rangoon, activists from 27 civil society organizations staged a protest against continued fighting between the Burma Army and ethnic armed groups. (Photo: Myo...