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Kachin Independence Organization Featured In The New York Times

Tim Patterson, for the Pulitzer Center (Photo by Ryan Libre)

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A feature article on the Kachin struggle for freedom is the headline on nytimes.com right now.

I wish I could claim authorship, but credit goes to the excellent reporter Thomas Fuller, who visited several places controlled by the KIO /KIA and, to my mind, got the story dead right.

Here's the link:

Ethnic Groups In Myanmar Want Peace But Gird For A War

In case you missed it, here's my feature on the Kachin independence movement that appeared in The Washington Times a few months ago.

Christians Gird For War In Myanmar

(for the record, even though most Kachins are Baptist, I like the NY Times headline better...)