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High Security Index Intensity in 43% of Total Townships

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

Nationwide Conflict and the Contest for Dominance

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
Chin State and Tanintharyi Region experienced armed conflicts in all of their townships while in Sagaing and Mandalay Regions, conflicts erupted in 34 out of 37 and 25 out of 28 townships Read more...

2023 Milestones

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
In the transition to the new year of 2024, ISP-Myanmar will present this Insight Email as a ‘year-end special report’ rather than its regular format We will briefly look back at what happened in Myanmar in the domains of (1) politics, (2) the economy, (3) China–Myanmar relations, (4) the socio-economic situation, and (5) the climate Read more...

ISP-Myanmar’s 10 Most Read Analyses of 2023

  • December 28, 2023
  • ISP Admin
ISP is excited to showcase the top ten pieces that captivated our readers this year! Leading the list is none other than the OnPoint analysis on 'Operation 1027' The remaining gems include ISP Mappings on Conflict, Peace and Security, and China Studies, along with Insight Emails delving into the military succession crisis and armed conflict in the Northern Shan State Explore these engaging pieces through the links Read more...

Situation Report on ‘Operation 1027’ and China’s Investment Projects

  • December 27, 2023
  • ISP Admin
Since the launch of ‘Operation 1027,’ the Three Brotherhood Alliance (3BHA) has captured territories in northern Shan State where several of China’s projects are located According to ISP-Myanmar’s data up until December 27, the 3BHA now exercise full control over six project locations as well as partial control over further seven project Read more...

Misfortune for Kokang’s Bai Family

  • December 27, 2023
  • ISP Admin
As the Three Brotherhood Alliance’s (3BHA) ‘Operation 1027’ gains momentum, China has begun to intervene China has facilitated dialogue between the conflict parties by hosting two meetings in Kunming between the 3BHA and the State Administration Council (SAC), however no satisfactory resolutions have yet been Read more...

A Sustained Economic Decline in Myanmar

  • December 18, 2023
  • ISP Admin
Many economies of the world have recovered from their economic recession due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but Myanmar is an exception By the accumulating adverse effects of the military coup in 2021, Myanmar remains the only economy in East Asia that has not yet returned to pre-pandemic levels of economic Read more...

Karenni Defense Forces Attempting to Seize Loikaw

  • December 12, 2023
  • ISP Admin
The Karenni Nationalities Defence Force (KNDF) and its allies launched ‘Operation 1111’ on November 11, 2023 During this operation, at least 50 armed clashes with State Administration Council (SAC) forces have been recorded Read more...