How can we know when a patient comes in that he or she is an insurgent? Insurgents do not have the word, ‘insurgent’ written on their foreheads.”
The Burmese units accused various residents of having links to the TNLA or of protecting its soldiers.
“As far as I know, the government is not going to allow them to be represented as an alliance or coalition. It believes no progress can be made if it…
The seven militias say they have formed a committee to negotiate with the government, but will not discuss the NCA.
“Many shells landed. They were fired across the border and landed about two miles inside Chinese territory,” a local told Chinese TV.
The eight militias, including the KNU, said that they strongly object to any attempt to label the Northern Alliance as terrorists.