The displaced democratically elected government of Myanmar (Burma) has been calling for people to protest. Now they are forging an army.
Playlist - Burma’s Long War
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...
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.
About This Playlist
The civil war in Myanmar/Burma is the world’s longest running civil war, between the government armed forces known as the Tatmadaw and the ethnic armed organizations (EAOs). The conflict dates back to pre-WWII days and shows no signs of resolution.