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FPNCC: Best Friends, Worst Enemies

The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee (FPNCC) is an alliance of seven ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) to engage in negotiations with Myanmar’s central...

As Military Junta Weakens, Who Could Potentially Fill Power Vacuum?

The ethnic revolutionary organizations (EROs) have the potential to dismantle the oppressive dictatorial military system if they can achieve unity. Currently, the military regime is...

Military Rule, Not Foster Peaceful Coexistence

Following the victory of their 1027 operations against the Myanmar military in October 2023, the Three Brotherhood Alliance (3BHA), which comprises the Arakan Army...

ROW BETWEEN TWO NORTHERN SHAN STATE EAOS: Eviction of SSPP troops from Namkham by TNLA

Very recently, news of about a hundred Shan State Progress Party (SSPP) troops forceful eviction from Namkham area to Muse by the Ta'ang National...

FIVE MONTHS AFTER SSPP & RCSS CEASEFIRE: Truce seems to be broken and Shan unity back to square one

With the armed clashes unfolded on May 17 between the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) and the Shan State Progress Party/Shan...

NUG: An Ethnic-Burman-dominated Body

The forces opposing the Myanmar military junta are unlikely to become a unified entity. The National Unity Government (NUG) which is dominantly led by...

Media Manipulation and Political Agendas: The Battle for Truth in Myanmar

World Press Freedom Day was marked on May 3rd, during which the international community condemned the Myanmar military junta for its continued repression of...

SSPP NOT ENTERING CIVIL WAR FRAY: Saber-rattling or lost in translation

To the delight of the anti-junta groups Shan State Progress Party (SSPP) Info released a piece of news recently that it is embarking on...

Imagining a New Myanmar: The view of a Shan

(30 April 2024) Presented at Kahin Center panel, organized by Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University When I think of what should a new Burma look like,...

Summarized report on a pilot survey of the silent majority

Last year, a research group I used to work with showed me a report on their pilot survey of what is known as the...

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