The Inevitable Jihad in Myanmar
Date of Issue2017
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has driven over 125,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing towards neighbouring Bangladesh following the destruction of an entire Muslim village allegedly by Myanmar security forces. The crisis has resulted in growing regional resentment against Myanmar, with hardline Islamist groups promising to wage ‘jihad’ in Myanmar.
Country and Region Studies
RSIS Commentaries, 163-17
Nanyang Technological University