Posts Tagged with "Islamic State"

Welcome to Northern Rakhine State – but watch out for ISIS

Tuesday, December 2, 2014


Northern Rakhine State in western Burma has been off-limits to foreign journalists for decades. Since 2011, when President Thein Sein and his avowedly reformist government took power, only a handful of us have ever visited the region. That’s a shame, because it’s hard to understand Rakhine State’s tortured politics and geography without going there. It [...]

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