This is the second in a series on the Ethnic Armed Organisations (EAOs) of the Civil Conflict in Burma (also known as Myanmar) and if you want know about the origins of the war see Part One. In a war that has lasted over seventy five years, the Arakan Army is the...
Playlist - Burma’s Long War
The Long War Pt. 1; Background to the Burma/Myanmar Civil War and the EAOs
This is the first of a series on the Ethnic Armed Organisations – shortened to EAOs – of the Burma / Myanmar Civil War.
MANPAD proliferation in Burma and MENA: Is the SAM Genie out of the bottle?
The seizure of FN-6 missiles from the TNLA raises worrying questions over MANPADS proliferation.
Fighting Between Burma Army and Ethnic Forces Intensifies
Though it is difficult to independently verify, it sounds like Arakan Army snipers are taking a toll. Military Matters has detailed before the methods being used by the Arakan Army (AA) in the west of Burma since heavy fighting started between the ethnic force and the...
Arakan Army and Tatmadaw Give Demonstration on How to Fight – and How Not to fight – an Insurgency
The rather savage war currently being fought in Rakhine and Chin States in western Burma gets little coverage outside of regional media, but is providing examples of how new technology is being used by dissident groups both to spread their message, recruit new fighters, gather intelligence and coordinate their military actions.