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Myanmar's Rakhine Violence Flares as Army Moves In

Myanmar’s Rakhine State is no stranger to conflict or controversy.  In 2012, violence erupted between the Rakhine Buddhist majority and Rohingya Muslim minority. That conflict spread. The United Nations Human Rights Council counts 145,000 displaced individuals as a result. Last month, tensions worsened after militants killed nine border police on October 9. Constitutionally, the military handles security matters and moved forces into the area. Thus far, at least five soldiers and...

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