Identity Crisis: Ethnicity and Conflict in Myanmar, 2020
The fundamental analysis by International Crisis Group. Ethnicity and conflict are inextricably linked in Myanmar, creating a vicious cycle of violence that continues to escalate. The state’s inability to address ethnic minority grievances or provide adequate security to communities has created a literal arms race among minority groups. As a result, the country now has scores of powerful non-state armed groups around most of its periphery.
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