The Myanmar Army's Criminal Alliance

  • Citation: Clapp, Priscilla A., and Jason Tower. “The Myanmar Army's Criminal Alliance.” United States Institute of Peace, March 14, 2022.
    • Topics:
    • Country and Regional Studies
    • Keywords:
    • Myanmar
    • coup
    • military junta
    • China
    • illicit business
    • Kokang SAZ
    • Myanmar’s Ethnic Armed Organization
    • Chinese national security

Pro-junta militias leverage illicit gains and ties to Chinese officials to support the coup regime.