FUTURE OF THE INTERNAL CONFLICT IN MYANMAR

Authors

  • MOHAMAD ZREIK Faculty of Politics and International Studies, Central China Normal University, Hubei, China.

Keywords:

Myanmar, internal conflict, conflict mapping, conflict transformation, peace building

Abstract

The conflict in Myanmar “formerly known as Burma” is one of the main ongoing internal conflicts in the world. This conflict is due to ethnic, religious and historic reasons. Each party involved in this conflict wants to control and dominate the other parties, in a process that lacks to democracy “through power”. This paper will tackle the issue of the internal conflict in Myanmar by showing some historic facts and presenting main details about the conflict. In this study conflict mapping will be used to illustrate the positions of each party involved in this conflict. This study suggests options to transform the conflict and to create sustainable peace in Myanmar. In this paper empirical approach will be used to state some facts about the conflict in Myanmar. Also, normative approach will be used to ask about the internal conflict in Myanmar and its future.

Author Biography

MOHAMAD ZREIK, Faculty of Politics and International Studies, Central China Normal University, Hubei, China.

Mohamad Zreik is a PhD candidate at the School of Politics and International Studies (SPIS), Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei, China. His research focuses on the Belt and Road Initiative and the Chinese presence in the Middle East, especially in Lebanon.

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Published

2021-04-01

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ZREIK, M. (2021). FUTURE OF THE INTERNAL CONFLICT IN MYANMAR. Quantum Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 2(2), 25–35. Retrieved from https://www.qjssh.com/index.php/qjssh/article/view/45

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