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"The conflict in Myanmar is spiraling toward civil war." Lol.

Burma (I'll call it that because the guy who named it Myanmar bathed in dolphin blood and didn't consult anyone when he renamed it,) has been in continuous civil war since independence. It was in a war against colonial oppression before that.

We learn about Burma the way the blind many learns about an elephant. It can't hardly be helped, it's a back hole of information. There are Chinese open trade client states, socialist revolutionary enclaves, independent ethno states and more scattered across the country. The more I learn the weirder it gets and it's really hard to learn anything of value from western media.

One thing for sure, there are many different civil wars happening there at any given moment.