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Silence is Golden: Has India’s silence finally paid-off?

As the saying goes “Silence is Golden”. India’s policy of maintaining her silence over events unfolding in its eastern neighbouring...      

Burma: Behind the talk-show

(Analysis) In a rare gesture, the Burmese military junta last week granted detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her request to meet diplomats from the United States,...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 14 October 2009 12:47 )

Burma’s 2010 elections to test new US policy

(Analysis) The United States is seeking to more actively engage with Burma’s military rulers, but made it clear they will not repeal sanctions unless the regime shows that it is taking...

US’s Burma policy; Is it flawless?

(Analysis) Accepting the failure of sanctions to usher in political change, the Burmese opposition and analysts said, the new US policy on the Southeast Asian nation could be...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 September 2009 22:39 )

Burma's fishery export downward trend continue

(Analysis) Despite Burma’s fishery products being a good revenue earner in the export market, this year it has taken a beating and failed to achieve the target. The target for...
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 25 August 2009 15:06 )

Sanctions - a stumbling block for Burma?

(Analysis) On the now contentious issue of sanctions, Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said she had not indicated to the visiting US Senator Jim Webb that she will not...
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 18 August 2009 18:48 )

Will ‘Webb diplomacy’ bring a thaw in US-Burma relation

(Analysis) US Senator Jim Webb, who is also the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Asia Pacific Subcommittee, during his visit to Burma this weekend,...
Last Updated ( Sunday, 16 August 2009 19:29 )

Is US Senator Webb on a mercy mission to Burma

(Analysis) A prominent US politician, Senator Jim Webb has arrived in Burma’s capital Naypitdaw and is expected to meet the country’s reclusive leader, General Than Shwe...

China edgy over Burma’s nuclear ambitions

(Analysis) Another round of revelations concerning Burma’s nuclear ambitions and its nexus with North Korea has thrown up renewed international interest. Combined with...

Body count in battle zone

(Analysis) It was just another day for the surgeons at Mae Sot General Hospital, in Thailand's north. Overnight, on July 18, a dozen Democratic Karen Buddhist Army soldiers had...
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The Kachin’s last stand
Since October this year, Burma has been in a state of civil war, with fighting between Burmese military and armed ethnic rebels. The ruling junta started a crackdown on these armed groups.

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