New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
December 21, 2014
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
CFR's Joshua Kurlantzick with five predictions for Southeast Asia in 2015.
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
Thailand’s Twelve Turbulent Months
December 21, 2014
Thailand’s Twelve Turbulent Months
Democracy in Thailand took about 12 steps backwards in 2014.
Thailand’s Twelve Turbulent Months
Thailand Turns to China
December 20, 2014
Thailand Turns to China
With a post-coup cooling of relations with the West, Bangkok is looking to its largest trading partner.
Thailand Turns to China
New Survey on Myanmar Indicates Challenges Ahead for Democracy
December 20, 2014
New Survey on Myanmar Indicates Challenges Ahead for Democracy
The first nationwide survey documenting public awareness points to some troubling trends
New Survey on Myanmar Indicates Challenges Ahead for Democracy
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
December 19, 2014
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
While the government has made progress on bringing insurgencies to an end, some groups are holding out.
Myanmar’s Ceasefire Holdouts
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
December 19, 2014
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Consultations on Don Sahong dam fail to bridge gap between Laos and neighboring states
Laos Dam Risks Damaging Mekong River, Igniting Tensions With Vietnam
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
December 19, 2014
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
Abysmal efforts by governments in the region have seen the iconic animal poached into near extinction.
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
ASEAN, Partners Strengthen Regional Commitment to Tackling Ebola
December 19, 2014
ASEAN, Partners Strengthen Regional Commitment to Tackling Ebola
Thailand holds a special meeting to strengthen preparedness and support affected countries
ASEAN, Partners Strengthen Regional Commitment to Tackling Ebola
Is Indonesia Turning Away From ASEAN Under Jokowi?
December 18, 2014
Is Indonesia Turning Away From ASEAN Under Jokowi?
Early signs point to a far more bilateral, domestic-oriented foreign policy
Is Indonesia Turning Away From ASEAN Under Jokowi?
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
December 17, 2014
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
Philippine president Aquino proposes “comprehensive strategic partnership” with Seoul
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
U.S., Indonesia Looking To Boost Military Ties: Officials
December 16, 2014
U.S., Indonesia Looking To Boost Military Ties: Officials
Discussions to focus on tackling joint challenges including Islamic State and maritime security
U.S., Indonesia Looking To Boost Military Ties: Officials
Islamic State Fears Mounting in Indonesia, Malaysia
December 16, 2014
Islamic State Fears Mounting in Indonesia, Malaysia
Threat rising despite initial measures to counter movement’s influence.
Islamic State Fears Mounting in Indonesia, Malaysia
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
December 16, 2014
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
The region is not short on laws that impinge on human rights. Here are some that need urgent attention.
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
December 16, 2014
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
Call issued on anniversary of disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End
December 15, 2014
A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End
Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has divorced his third wife, Srirasmi.
A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End
What the Turmoil in Thailand’s Palace Means for Thai Politics (Perhaps)
December 14, 2014
What the Turmoil in Thailand’s Palace Means for Thai Politics (Perhaps)
Part two of a series, looking at the implications of the struggle to control the royal succession in Thailand.
What the Turmoil in Thailand’s Palace Means for Thai Politics (Perhaps)
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