Dr. Azeem Ibrahim

Dr. Azeem Ibrahim is the Director of Special Initiatives at the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy in Washington D.C. and author of “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide” (Hurst, 2017). Twitter: @AzeemIbrahim

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Myanmar’s army shown to be occupying force in own country

On May 16, the Tatmadaw, the official name of the armed forces of Myanmar, entered the town of Mindat, in the rebellious Chin state, as a triumphant occupying army.

May 20, 2021

People of Myanmar, including Rohingya, unite against common enemy

The Tatmadaw, the military of Myanmar, which has dominated the country’s politics almost since independence, has finally achieved what no one believed was still possible: It has managed to unite all the people of Myanmar, across ethnic and religious divides… against itself.

April 13, 2021