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Fighting Escalates Between Myanmar And Rebel Group

NPR | Jan. 9, 2013 8:03 a.m.

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Anthony Kuhn

Escalating violence between ethnic insurgents and the government in Myanmar has foreign governments concerned. The insurgents have been fighting a little-known civil war for autonomy for more than six decades. The current escalation makes some observers question whether Myanmar’s new civilian government is in full control of the military, and whether Western countries were too hasty in lifting economic sanctions imposed on the former ruling military junta.

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