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Myanmar-Is the Peace Process in Crisis?

Paper No. 6323                                    Dated 22-Nov-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

With the international attention on the ongoing Rohingya crisis and Suu Kyi under pressure from all sides, it is but natural that the peace process which is very vital for the country’s stability has taken the back seat.  It is said that the third Panglong Conference is unlikely to be held in end November as envisaged.

Myanmar: Sanctions will only slow down democratic Transition

Paper No. 6321                                  Dated 16-Nov-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

In his one day stop at the capital of Myanmar on 15 November 2017, US Secretary of State Tillersen ruled out the much expected announcement of general sanctions against Myanmar.  Instead, he called for an independent investigation into credible reports of the army initiated violence against the Rohingyas. He was wise enough to point out that by imposing sanctions alone the crisis cannot be expected to be considered to be over. 

Myanmar: Rohingya Crisis: Denigrating Suu Kyi does not Help

Paper No. 6314                                   Dated 21-Oct-2017
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekahran
 

ROHINGYA CRISIS – Rooted to its religio‑ethnic Issues

Paper No. 6307                                  Dated 23-Sept-2017:

By R.Upadhyay

The Government’s affidavit in Supreme Court that Militant elements among Rohingyas in India have links with ISI and IS and its determination to deport them is being widely debated in Indian media.

Myanmar: Current Developments-The Army Holds the Key

Paper No. 6301                                   Dated 07-Sept-2017

By C. S. Kuppuswamy

Myanmar-The Rohingya Conundrum: Regional Implications:

Paper No. 6298                                           Dated 3-Sept-2017
 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
On the night of 24th August, Rohingyan militants staged a coordinated attack on 30 Police posts that cover more than 24 villages around Maungdaw.  They also tried unsuccessfully to storm an Army Base. The attackers held only a few small arms, machetes and home made explosive bombs but no sophisticated weapons.
 

Myanmar: The UNFC is Still Relevant to Peace Process

Paper No. 6285                                  Dated 02-Aug-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Media reports indicate that the Myanmar government has agreed to meet the UNFC representatives in the first week of August.  This is a good sign and indicates that the Myanmar government is conscious of the fact that though the attenuated UNFC may not have the clout, it is still relevant to the peace process.

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