Japan and the Myanmar Stalemate: Regional Power and Resolution of a Regional Problem

@article{Holliday2005JapanAT,
  title={Japan and the Myanmar Stalemate: Regional Power and Resolution of a Regional Problem},
  author={Ian Holliday},
  journal={Japanese Journal of Political Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={393-410}
}
  • Ian Holliday
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Japanese Journal of Political Science
  • For years Myanmar has been caught in a political stalemate generated both by deadlock between the military government and the democratic opposition, and by polar differences between China and the United States. In searching for ways forward, analysts might therefore want to look beyond these dominant actors. This article considers the contribution that a regional power, Japan, could make to political change. It examines first political stalemate in Myanmar, second Japan as a regional power… CONTINUE READING