The Changing Face of Conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

The recent Rohingya insurgency and subsequent government response mark a qualitative change from earlier Buddhist-Muslim clashes i...

Myanmar troops on patrol in Rakhine state.

Syria's Delicate Truce Underpinned By Mistrust

The two-week partial ceasefire in Syria is largely holding since it took effect on 27 February, but who will benefit if it lasts?


What makes a religious extremist?

Is religion inherently extremist? Or do we just hear a lot more about the extremist variety?


What Next After Myanmar's Elections?

Myanmar's general election took place on 8 November 2015, amid concerns over the status of ethnic and religious minorities.


Who are the Rohingya?

The plight of Rohingya Muslim migrants from Myanmar has gained worldwide attention as they seek refuge in neighbouring countries, ...


Myanmar: Religious Tensions Remain

As ethnic and religious tensions in Myanmar continue, the United Nations reports on a worrying situation in the country which show...


Caution Replaces Optimism in Myanmar

As international leaders face key decisions on ways to support Myanmar, Benedict Rogers reports back on a recent visit to the coun...


An Urgent Need to Tackle Religious Tensions in Myanmar

Amid reports of a surge in Rohingya Muslims fleeing Rakhine State in western Myanmar, the International Crisis Group and the Centr...


Myanmar Violence: Roots of Buddhist Nationalism

Political leaders in Myanmar should make statements condemning violence in Myanmar, but at the same time Buddhist nationalism must...