Myanmar reaches out militarily during ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces meeting held in Singapore

Myanmar reaches out militarily during ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces meeting held in Singapore Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar is focused firmly on reaching out internationally in the realm of economic investments, development projects, and forging closer military ties with regional nations – and further afield in…

Myanmar, the Russian Federation, and counter-insurgency: Sukhoi-30 and Yak-130

Myanmar, the Russian Federation, and counter-insurgency: Sukhoi-30 and Yak-130 Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Myanmar is intent on developing its armed forces because of various ethnic insurgencies, the growing threat of ARSA (Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army) Islamist terrorism in the shadow of the Bengali Muslim land grab in Rakhine, the intrigues…