Failure to take necessary remedial measures could plunge the country into a society of perpetual suspicion and anxiety among the different religious groups.Read More
About the Author
Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen is Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University. His writings (books and articles) have been widely published in over 30 countries in five continents: Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, and North America.
Since the issue is historical as well as political, the usage of one name over the other still carries political significance, although both names basically refer to one particular group of people.Read More
Rather than being satisfied at Myanmar’s piecemeal release of prisoners for each concession it makes, the West should be insisting that the government release all political prisoners in its custody.Read More
Burma may be heading toward an illiberal or a defective democracy with the survival of certain inherent authoritarian elements in a widely perceived democratic institutional arrangement.Read More