In a democracy, power sharing should flow upwards from the people, not downwards from the elite — and Burmese federalism should reflect this fact.
Burma’s ethnic minorities need to think carefully about how to get the most out of Aung San Suu Kyi’s plans to revive the “Panglong Spirit”.
Disarmament of ethnic armed groups should go hand-in-hand with comprehensive reforms of Burma’s security sector, including the Tatmadaw.
The NCA, as it stands, will sow no benefits for the ethnic people of Burma, says analyst Moe Gyo. It’s time to get rid of the EAO leadership and get…
Just how does Burma’s military have so much power? The answer lies in the 2008 Constitution.