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Obama’s Tricky Visit to Myanmar

Paper No. 5290                                        Dated 12-Nov- 2012

By B. Raman

In his first foreign visit after being re-elected, President Barack Obama will be in Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand from November 17 to 20, 2012. His visit to Cambodia is to attend the East Asia summit. The brief visits to Myanmar and Thailand will be bilateral.

Myanmar: Lull in Communal Rioting in Rakhine State.

Paper No. 5267                                          Dated 27-Oct-2012

By B.Raman

Since the afternoon of October 26,2012, there has been a lull in communal rioting between the Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine State (Arakan ) of Myanmar.

2. The rioting broke out on October 21,2012, reportedly following demonstrations  by some Buddhists against allowing the OIC to open a humanitarian relief office in Yangon. The Rohingya Muslims wanted the office to be opened.

Myanmar: Communal Clashes Worsen in Rakhine State

 

Paper No. 5264                         Dated 26-Oct-2012

By B.Raman

The fresh communal clashes  between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine State of Myanmar, which broke out on October 21,2012, have worsened despite the induction of security forces reinforcements by the Government.

Buddhist-Muslim Tensions Aggravate in Rakhine State of Myanmar.

.Paper No. 5263                                        Dated 25-Oct-2012               

By B.Raman

The Myanmar Government headed by President Thein Sein is rushing Army reinforcements to the Rakhine State following  a fresh outbreak of clashes between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in different townships of the Rakhine State since October 21,2012.

MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi – Has she changed?

Paper No. 5250                                                11-Oct-2012

By C. S. Kuppuswamy

“Suu Kyi is no longer a dissident, but part of a system that she hopes to transform”-- Aung Saw (The Irrawaddy 24 September 2012).

MYANMAR: Are there hopes for political reforms?

 

Paper 992                                                      06.05.2004

by C.S. Kuppuswamy

INDIA-MYANMAR: flourishing ties

 

Paper 902                                         23.01.2004

by C.S Kuppuswamy.

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