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INTERIM SOLUTION: From Comprehensive Single Text Negotiation to Peace Pledge Agreement?

Recently, two “interim solution” proposals, which is also known as interim arrangement, compromise solution, intermediate solution and temporary solution, but coined in German as...

To Hopeland and Back (XI) – Day 3

Day Three. Friday, 30 January 2015 The first thing I notice as we enter the meeting hall is the set of flags lined up along...

To Hopeland and Back (XI) – D2

Day Two. Thursday, 29 January 2015 At 08:00, we are escorted by two expert drivers of U Lao Sang to Mongla. The Pajero truck I'm...

To Hopeland and Back (XI)

Day One. Wednesday, 28 January 2015 This time we are descending upon Mongla, 158 miles (252.8 km) from the Thai border. This trip takes place 2...

TERRORISM IN BURMA

The term “terrorism” is so common now that it has lost its precise meaning. It is applied to all manner of things, such as...

UNFC UNION DAY STATEMENT: The ball is now in Thein Sein’s court

It is timely and appropriate that United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) comes up with a statement, on 29 January, to respond to President Thein...

NATIONWIDE CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT: Another hope for a breakthrough or replay of the 5th January meeting?

Once again, a new ad hoc meeting between the President and the Ethnic Armed Groups (EAOs), supposed to be held on Union Day, the...

BURMA PEACE PROCESS: Conflict Parties Should Concentrate On Common Interests, Not Steadfast Rigid Positions

As President Thein Sein hopes to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) with the Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) on 12 February, Union Day, Commander-in...

BURMA PEACE PROCESS: Will Thein Sein’s Targeted NCA Signing Ceremony On Union Day Materialize?

President Thein Sein's proposal, or rather his ad hoc lobbying, regarding the signing of National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) on 12 January, Monday, to be...

KNU: Asset or liability for the resistance?

Out of Burma’s 16 armed resistance movements recognized officially by the government, the Karen National Union (KNU) is the only movement that can boast...

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