Just in case anybody out there was under the mistaken impression that all is calm on the Burmese front, Smita Mishra Brahma’s discussion of Burmese and Indian army cooperation to eradicate insurgents is worth mentioning in passing. Published in this month’s The Irrawaddy, it is a complex report on what is – no doubt about it – a complex set of trans-border issues. If you are looking to get up-to-date on the geo-political barn dance involving the Burmese military, this article is a very informative read.