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Tipping the Scales in Myanmar’s Civil War

Show of strength: forces loyal to Myanmar's military junta take part in a parade in Naypyitaw in March 2022. Image: Associated Press / Alamy

The determined resistance of Myanmar’s people has prevented the military junta from consolidating its 2021 coup, leaving roughly half the country beyond its control. With the civil war having reached a stalemate, the international community should step in, recognising the civilian government and delivering weapons to its armed wing.

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Thitinan Pongsudhirak

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