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The military wing of the Kachin Independence Army provides security for the Kachin New Year celebration in January 2010. Myanmar troops have attacked Kachin forces to try to drive them from an area by China's border. (Associated Press)

The military wing of the Kachin Independence Army provides security for the Kachin New Year celebration in January 2010. Myanmar troops have attacked Kachin forces to try to drive them from an area by China's border. (Associated Press)

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