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Speech at Opening of Ethnic Armed Organization Summit

2 June 2015 Distinguished Leaders of the Ethnic Armed Organizations, Respected NCCT members and delegates. Dear friends. I am honored to be invited here today at the...

Regional Powers Involvement in Ethnic Conflict: Ukraine and Burma

The paradigm of “secession as an ethnic conflict resolution” rears its head again, as United Wa State Army (UWSA) asked for sympathy and endorsement...

The NCCT: Doing the best of a bad job

Twante Thein Tan, the late Burmese singer of Shan descent, had sung: I'd engage in a hundred hot wars But never one amorous war again Well, we...

Min Aung Hliang’s disarmament request and Chinese response

Recently, two pieces of news that are quite crucial to better understand the nature of ethnic conflict were published, which need emphasizing. One is the...

The Panghsang Summit: Excerpts from a journal

The journal, written by a participant, has 53 pages on A-4 type paper plus 99 pages of copies of prepared statements made by leaders...

BURMA’S WOES: Two issues that make headlines and caused diplomatic rows

It is incredible by all standard that the Burma's Union Solidarity and Development Party-Military (USDP-Military) regime has managed to become center of attraction within...

How we can help the Wa

Once again, the United Wa State Party/Army (UWSP/UWSA) which is the de facto government of the Wa Self Administered Division (SAD), hosting the ethnic...

BURMA’S PRO-DEMOCRACY REBELS – STICK TO YOUR GUNS!

"Stick to your guns" is a well-known English saying. It means that you will not compromise. You will continue to demand what you both...

THE THREE LEFT OUT ETHNIC ARMIES: Questions of ratifying nationwide ceasefire agreement together

When asked, regarding the regime's top peace negotiator, U Aung Min's statement of 9 May, during the Peace and Reconciliation Meeting held at Inya...

Ethnic Armed Resistance Leadership: Constitutional Amendment Key to Ethnic Conflict Resolution

As the Panghsang meeting, held from 1 to 6 May and attended by 65 ethnic leaders, was still in progress, President Thein Sein, in...

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