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OBSERVATION: AA leader’s political outlook

Arakan Army (AA) is led by a politically sophisticated and clever tactician named Major General Twan Mrat Naing or Tun Myat Niang. He once said...

A Brief Commentary on Burma’s/Myanmar’s Civil War : Saw David Tharckabaw

  Written by:  Saw David Tharckabaw, former Vice-Chairman of the Karen National Union and of the United Nationalities Federal Council

Inter-ethnic conflict in Shan State creates a cold war-like animosity

As if the problem in Rakhine State, that has provoked international and UN condemnation on Naypyitaw and ever since the Rohingya's exodus of some...

BURMA’S PEACE PROCESS: From stagnation to drawback?

With the recent confirmation of the Karen National Union (KNU) statement on November 10 made known, that it is withholding its non-participation position in...

KNU temporary hiatus from peace process: Is reconciliation still possible?

Hardly has the sharp tone of the Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Laing died down, when he  sabotaged the top leaders' meeting of government-military and Ethnic...

Commentary on “Military, civilian and EAO leaders to attend Mount Popa peace talks”

The KNU doubtful stance to attend the Poppa meeting and the RCSS quietness on the issue are surely showing a lot of uneasiness on...

Evaluation of the third 21st Century Panglong Conference: More informal engagement than official meetings?

Sai Wansai   The much awaited third 21st Century Panglong, officially known as Union Peace Conference - 21st Century Panglong (UPC – 21CP) was held in...

THINK PIECE: An unjust peace is better than a just war

With the Union Peace Conference - 21st Century Panglong scheduled to be held on July 11, 2018, it is high time that all stakeholders...

Commentary on “Rakhine: NLD govt between a rock and hard place”

The real crucial issue is that how to make the investigation on Rakhine conflict transparent and truthful and find out the human rights violations,...

Another Pressing Issue: Forced portering and human shield

When Sai Tun Nyan,  MP from Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) tried to raise the issue of civilians being used as human shields...

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