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The Burmese Civil War: Seventy Years and Counting

May 20, 2019

By Ed Nash 20 May 2019 The world’s current longest running war, the internal conflict in Burma (also known as Myanmar) receives but limited attention in the outside world. Considering the complexities of the conflict, as well as the growing importance of neighbouring countries and an increasingly assertive China, it may be useful for any … Continue reading “The Burmese Civil War: Seventy Years and Counting”


A Glimmer of Hope for Burma’s Peace Process?

March 27, 2018

By Anna Plunkett   On February 13, 2018, the number of signatories on Burma’s National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) grew from eight to ten with the New Mon State Party (NMSP) and the Lahu Democratic Union (LDU) officially joining at a ceremony held in the state capital Naypyidaw. Peace and reconciliation have been the primary focuses … Continue reading “A Glimmer of Hope for Burma’s Peace Process?”


Interview – Dylan Hendrickson on security sector reform

February 27, 2015

By Isobel Petersen: Dylan Hendrickson is a Senior Fellow at King’s College Department of War Studies. He first joined King’s College in 1999 as Senior Research Fellow of the Conflict, Security & Development Group (CSDG) specialising in the study and practice of Security Sector Reform (SSR). He is currently a member of CSDG’s sister group, … Continue reading “Interview – Dylan Hendrickson on security sector reform”


Minority report: Burma's marginalised groups and the path to global respectability

November 4, 2012

By Andy Gawthorpe Southeast Asia has bloody borders.  Over the centuries, groups marginalised by the region’s lowland states have been driven into the hills and inaccessible plateaus that also formed the natural geographical barriers to the states’ expansion and hence settled down into borders.  As nation-states have been consolidated across the region, these groups suddenly … Continue reading “Minority report: Burma's marginalised groups and the path to global respectability”


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