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South and Central Asia

Resurgent violence in Rakhine state demands intelligent security response

A spate of recent incidents signals a deteriorating security situation in Rakhine state and is evidence of a more organised and transnational threat.

Asia Pacific Security

Ethnic violence hurts FDI in Myanmar

Communal violence between Buddhist and Muslim residents of Mandalay, Myanmar’s second biggest city, shows how ethnic tension remains a key obstacle to civil peace in the country. Mandalay was placed

Asia Pacific Economics

Growth in Myanmar undermined by rising inflation

McKinsey estimates that Myanmar’s GDP could quadruple in size to over $200 billion in the next 20 years. But inflation may derail the prospect of growth and progress. Myanmar’s political