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Still, the Myanmar military is weakened, stretched thin and fighting on multiple fronts. Unable to easily move troops on the ground, the military has largely resorted to airstrikes, primarily bombing villages and killing innocent civilians. Rebel groups have also accused the junta of using chemical weapons, which, if confirmed, would constitute an even more serious violation of international law and norms and should be referred to the International Criminal Court.
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