Articles by David Brenner

Liveblog: Thailand’s irregular election, election irregularities

After five years of military rule, Thailand heads to the polling booths. Follow for live updates.

Karaoke and the Kachin rebellion

Revolutionary music can be a window into the social foundations of Myanmar’s Ethnic Armed Organisations.

Why Myanmar’s ethnic minorities lose faith in federalism and peace

Despite connecting with EAO leaders, Aung San Suu Kyi fails to garner local support among minority communities.

Explaining the roots of KNU power struggles

The Karen National Union shows how internal conflicts in Myanmar’s insurgencies can complicate the peace process