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PANDEMONIUM: The Conscription Law and Five Negative Potential Consequences

  • February 20, 2024
  • ISP Admin
When a nation collectively chooses the path of securitization and militarization, it inevitably incurs an opportunity cost in the development and productivity of the nation impeding for generations to Read more...

The Rise of Princelings

  • February 2, 2024
  • ISP Admin
This week focuses on the generational shift, "The Rise of Princelings" The emergence of young faces during the latest Kokang (MNDAA) and United Wa State Party (UWSP) meeting was significant There was a rarely seen female figure in the leadership Read more...

Arakan Army Seized Key Bases in Northern Rakhine

  • January 23, 2024
  • ISP Admin
Following the Operation 1027, clashes have resumed in Rakhine State, where the Arakan Army (AA) has seized control of at least 162 SAC military outposts Significantly, nearly 40 of these SAC outposts were secured by the AA, following SAC forces’ withdrawal from their Read more...

Self-administration Established Following the Seizure of Laukkai

  • January 23, 2024
  • ISP Admin
The Three Brotherhood Alliance (3BHA) and allied forces launched the Operation 1027 on October 27, 2023, and seized Laukkai, the target of the operation, on January 4, 2024 In addition, they have also seized four border gates – Chinshwehaw, Monekoe, Pang Hseng and Read more...

Ta’ang (Palaung) State Dream and Territorial Expansion

  • January 23, 2024
  • ISP Admin
The maps below depict territories controlled by the Palaung State Liberation Organization/Army (PSLO/PSLA) and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) during specific time periods Ta'ang (Palaung) armed insurgencies started in Read more...

Naypyitawlogy - 3

  • January 23, 2024
  • ISP Admin
Under the overarching theme of “Naypyitawlogy,” ISP-Myanmar analyzed the nature of a closed dictatorship, drawing parallels to how international political experts assess developments in such Read more...

High Intensity of Public Service Provision Index in Sagaing Region and Shan State

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
To assess the impacts of conflict in these areas, we employed the public service provision index, alongside the security index and humanitarian crisis index Read more...

High Humanitarian Crisis Index Intensity in Sagaing Region

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
To assess the impacts of conflict in these areas, we employed the humanitarian crisis index, which is measured by the number of IDPs per township, alongside the security index and public service provision Read more...