September 21, 2022
Japan to Abandon Controversial Training Program for Myanmar Cadets
By Sebastian Strangio
A Defense Ministry spokesperson said that the decision was a response to the military junta's shocking execution of four political prisoners in July.
May 26, 2021
On Myanmar, Japan Must Lead by Example
By Yusuke Watanabe
“Japan must position itself as a bridge between the Tatmadaw and the United States and other democratic countries rather than blindly aligning itself with the Western policy of regime change.”
May 13, 2021
Japan’s Ambivalent Diplomacy in Myanmar
By Daisuke Akimoto
Given its political and economic influence over the Myanmar military, the Japanese government can do more to help the international community pursue non-military R2P options.
January 15, 2020
Japan and Myanmar’s Toxic Friendship
By Yuzuki Nagakoshi
Japan’s appeasement policy toward Myanmar, driven by geopolitics and disregard for human rights, is supporting the Rohingya genocide.
September 18, 2018
Japan's Shameful Myanmar Embrace
By Lisa Tassi
Japan is on the wrong side of history over Myanmar’s atrocities against the Rohingya.
June 08, 2016
Japan, Myanmar Eye Stronger Defense Ties
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Two sides discuss defense relations during Gen Nakatani’s visit to the Southeast Asian state.