"Shwe Lu Maung, Ph.D., is a former Burmese guerrilla who later became a biological scientist. He has more than 60 scientific publications and six books on Burmese culture and politics. He is a living authority on his native Rakhine (Arakan) state. His major interest lies in the impact of science in human civilization. Before settling in the USA, he spent decades living both in Burma and Bangladesh."
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.