Backed By China, a Massive Narco-Army Angles for More Power in Myanmar

By inserting themselves into Myanmar's delicate national ceasefire negotiations, the reclusive but heavily armed Wa State rebels could be making a play for greater autonomy.


Why Talks to End Myanmar’s Civil War Need Help From a Lucky White Elephant

As the country enters another round of negotiations that seek to bring an end to more than 60 years of conflict, they could certainly use a bit of good fortune.


Myanmar Troops Allegedly Tortured Civilians and Forced Them to Lick Their Own Blood

The report includes examples of forced labor, torture, and unlawful killings allegedly committed by Myanmar troops.


In Photos: Myanmar's Kachin Rebels, Still Fighting Their 50-Year War

For most of the past half century, the Kachin Independence Army has fought for autonomy in Myanmar. And their fight appears far from over.