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Criminals With a Cause: The Crime-Terror Nexus in the Southern Philippines
April 11, 2017
Criminals With a Cause: The Crime-Terror Nexus in the Southern Philippines
Kidnappings in the region highlight the complex links between poverty, crime, militancy, and terrorist financing. 
Criminals With a Cause: The Crime-Terror Nexus in the Southern Philippines
The Alarming Nature of Corruption in Timor-Leste
April 07, 2017
The Alarming Nature of Corruption in Timor-Leste
Despite government efforts, corruption remains prevalent in Timor-Leste, draining economic gains.
The Alarming Nature of Corruption in Timor-Leste
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
April 06, 2017
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
What does the president's slogan actually mean for the Philippines' diplomacy?
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
Why the US Approach to Singapore’s Amos Yee Matters
April 06, 2017
Why the US Approach to Singapore’s Amos Yee Matters
It reveals a lot about the Trump administration’s stance on rights issues, which has already been in doubt.
Why the US Approach to Singapore’s Amos Yee Matters
Thailand Will Buy 10 More Tanks From China
April 04, 2017
Thailand Will Buy 10 More Tanks From China
Cabinet approves the purchase of ten more in a sign of the deepening defense cooperation between the two sides.
Thailand Will Buy 10 More Tanks From China
Cambodia Boosts Ties with China Amid Anxiety
April 04, 2017
Cambodia Boosts Ties with China Amid Anxiety
A sister cities agreement is only one component of a relationship with significant opportunities and risks for both sides.
Cambodia Boosts Ties with China Amid Anxiety
Indonesia Blows Up 81 Ships in War on Illegal Fishing
April 04, 2017
Indonesia Blows Up 81 Ships in War on Illegal Fishing
317 vessels have now suffered this fate since President Jokowi has come to power.
Indonesia Blows Up 81 Ships in War on Illegal Fishing
Chevron, Kem Ley's Murder, and Cambodian Politics
April 03, 2017
Chevron, Kem Ley's Murder, and Cambodian Politics
Kem Ley was gunned down in the parking lot of a Caltex station. That location was not randomly selected.
Chevron, Kem Ley's Murder, and Cambodian Politics
How the Trump Administration Could Make Common Cause With ASEAN
April 03, 2017
How the Trump Administration Could Make Common Cause With ASEAN
Trump needs a coherent U.S. policy toward ASEAN.
How the Trump Administration Could Make Common Cause With ASEAN
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
April 01, 2017
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
The strategic case is quite compelling. 
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
What Can Myanmar Learn From Cambodia's Peace Process?
March 31, 2017
What Can Myanmar Learn From Cambodia's Peace Process?
Lessons from Hun Sen’s "win-win" policy.
What Can Myanmar Learn From Cambodia's Peace Process?
Finding Common Ground Between US, Japan, and China in Southeast Asia
March 29, 2017
Finding Common Ground Between US, Japan, and China in Southeast Asia
Though the competition between the three actors is likely to remain, they can also move forward with collaboration in four specific areas.
Finding Common Ground Between US, Japan, and China in Southeast Asia
What Did France’s Hollande Achieve During His Malaysia Visit?
March 29, 2017
What Did France’s Hollande Achieve During His Malaysia Visit?
A closer look at the deliverables during the second ASEAN destination of the French president’s Southeast Asia tour.
What Did France’s Hollande Achieve During His Malaysia Visit?
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
March 28, 2017
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
Singapore's rise can't be separated from the context of the Cold War in Southeast Asia.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
Duterte’s Drug War is Distracting From His Social Reform Agenda
March 28, 2017
Duterte’s Drug War is Distracting From His Social Reform Agenda
By focusing on the controversial campaign, the president is taking attention away from commendable initiatives.
Duterte’s Drug War is Distracting From His Social Reform Agenda
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