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A waste of lives

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

| Aug 13, 2019

Part-time peacekeepers

The Bangladesh Army’s record in the Chittagong Hill Tracts belies its prominence in UN peacekeeping missions.

| Nov 10, 2014

States of denial

How increasing militarisation of Southasia’s conflict zones has led to severe human-rights violations.

| Oct 31, 2014

A garrison state?

Why is the Sri Lankan army running parks, shopping arcades, a vet clinic and a beauty salon?

| Oct 13, 2014

And you shall fail at your peril

The breathtaking obfuscations that form the viscera of India’s impunity in Kashmir.

| Sep 30, 2014

The general’s atoll

The political grooming of the Maldivian armed forces threatens democracy, as well as the sanctity of the public sphere.

| Sep 26, 2014

The doctrine of the nuclear sword

Nuclear weapons and the militarist psychology in India and Pakistan.

| Sep 20, 2014

Battlefield to marketplace and back

Peace in Burma is hampered by an economic logic of limited utility.

| Sep 15, 2014

The radicals in the Maoists

A political agreement signed on 1 November was finally supposed to allow former Maoist combatants in Nepal to move ahead with their lives. Instead, the response has been mostly anger and accusations of duplicity.

| Dec 01, 2011

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