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Adrift in ASEAN: Tackling Southeast Asia's Migration Challenge
September 02, 2015
Adrift in ASEAN: Tackling Southeast Asia's Migration Challenge
Addressing the problem will require some bold changes.
Adrift in ASEAN: Tackling Southeast Asia's Migration Challenge
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
September 01, 2015
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
Whether it continues or not, the deal with Cambodia has been an abject failure.
Australia’s Disastrous Asylum Seeker Deal
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
August 28, 2015
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
Uyghurs have become a thorny issue for Thailand and other Southeast Asian nations in their relations with China.
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
August 26, 2015
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
Countries in Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe will be well-represented. Not so much Western Europe and the U.S.
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
August 24, 2015
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
Collaboration is notably lacking. Here's one approach governments can take.
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
Vietnam Warns of Coming Economic Bombshell for Mainland Southeast Asia
August 21, 2015
Vietnam Warns of Coming Economic Bombshell for Mainland Southeast Asia
A recent ominous message from Hanoi should be taken seriously.
Vietnam Warns of Coming Economic Bombshell for Mainland Southeast Asia
US, Malaysia Launch Naval Exercise
August 18, 2015
US, Malaysia Launch Naval Exercise
CARAT Malaysia 2015 kicks off.
US, Malaysia Launch Naval Exercise
ASEAN's Joint Communique: It's Not Just About China or the South China Sea
August 14, 2015
ASEAN's Joint Communique: It's Not Just About China or the South China Sea
The regional grouping is grappling with several other concerns as well that are worth noting.
ASEAN's Joint Communique: It's Not Just About China or the South China Sea
Laos Gets Plugged In
August 13, 2015
Laos Gets Plugged In
The Southeast Asian nation is relying heavily on dams to meet domestic and regional demand for energy.
Laos Gets Plugged In
Asia’s Growth Far From Finished
August 12, 2015
Asia’s Growth Far From Finished
The region is still the world’s engine for economic growth.
Asia’s Growth Far From Finished
As Cambodia Approaches China Over the US, It Should Remember Machiavelli's Lessons
August 11, 2015
As Cambodia Approaches China Over the US, It Should Remember Machiavelli's Lessons
Cambodia approaches China, leaving the United States in the dust. Can it retain its freedom?
As Cambodia Approaches China Over the US, It Should Remember Machiavelli's Lessons
Cambodia’s Well-Heeled Military Patrons
August 10, 2015
Cambodia’s Well-Heeled Military Patrons
Could a privately funded army break down into militias and turn on itself?
Cambodia’s Well-Heeled Military Patrons
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
August 06, 2015
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
Wars-of-continuation decided the fates of Vietnam, China, Korea, Indonesia, and much of the rest of the Asia-Pacific.
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
US, Indonesia Kick Off Naval Exercise to Boost Maritime Cooperation
August 06, 2015
US, Indonesia Kick Off Naval Exercise to Boost Maritime Cooperation
CARAT Indonesia 2015 begins.
US, Indonesia Kick Off Naval Exercise to Boost Maritime Cooperation
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
July 31, 2015
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
A focus on annual rankings misses the point.
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
July 28, 2015
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
A recent suggestion by the country’s foreign minister is a rather curious one.
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
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