ASEAN Has World’s Worst Elections
February 20, 2015
ASEAN Has World’s Worst Elections
A new report has some pretty bad news for the region on this score.
ASEAN Has World’s Worst Elections
China Nixes South China Sea Discussions at Defense Meeting
February 18, 2015
China Nixes South China Sea Discussions at Defense Meeting
Once again, China is trying to block multilateral discussions over the South China Sea.
China Nixes South China Sea Discussions at Defense Meeting
What is ASEAN Community 2015 All About?
February 13, 2015
What is ASEAN Community 2015 All About?
ASEAN should convey clearly exactly what its community-building this year is all about.
What is ASEAN Community 2015 All About?
Could East Asia's Weak Institutions Be a Blessing in Disguise?
February 07, 2015
Could East Asia's Weak Institutions Be a Blessing in Disguise?
East Asia's multilateral institutions -- from ASEAN to APEC -- are generally weak. This might be a good thing.
Could East Asia's Weak Institutions Be a Blessing in Disguise?
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
January 23, 2015
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam are all striving to bolster their maritime capabilities.
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
The U.S. and China’s Competing FTA’s During APEC
November 07, 2014
The U.S. and China’s Competing FTA’s During APEC
The U.S. is uninterested in ceding power in a more comprehensive regional trade agreement.
The U.S. and China’s Competing FTA’s During APEC
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
October 17, 2014
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
ASEAN navies are rapidly acquiring amphibious capabilities. Their intentions, however, remain unclear.
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
September 24, 2014
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
Serious weaknesses within ASEAN threaten the realization of the bloc’s regional project.
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
India and Vietnam Call for Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea
September 18, 2014
India and Vietnam Call for Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea
The two countries also signed seven bilateral agreements during Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's trip to Vietnam.
India and Vietnam Call for Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea
Abe Trades Investment for Security Council Seat
September 09, 2014
Abe Trades Investment for Security Council Seat
Japan will use a return to the Council as another means to counter China’s regional assertiveness.
Abe Trades Investment for Security Council Seat
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
August 16, 2014
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
North Korea wants Indonesia to potentially advocate on its behalf on the world stage.
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
Is ASEAN the Right Forum for South China Sea Disputes?
August 16, 2014
Is ASEAN the Right Forum for South China Sea Disputes?
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss the outcomes of the 2014 ASEAN Regional Forum.
Is ASEAN the Right Forum for South China Sea Disputes?
Myanmar, ASEAN, and the China Challenge
August 07, 2014
Myanmar, ASEAN, and the China Challenge
As this year's ASEAN Chair, Myanmar will face pressure from the pro- and anti-China camps.
Myanmar, ASEAN, and the China Challenge
Hillary Clinton’s China Policy
August 06, 2014
Hillary Clinton’s China Policy
In her new book the potential 2016 presidential candidate talks about her approach to China.
Hillary Clinton’s China Policy
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
August 05, 2014
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
North Korea has surprisingly robust relationships with a number of Southeast Asian nations.
Why North Korea Is Courting ASEAN
China-Philippines Duel Over a South China Sea Code of Conduct
June 26, 2014
China-Philippines Duel Over a South China Sea Code of Conduct
Both countries are developing their South China Sea strategies, neither of which has much to do with ASEAN.
China-Philippines Duel Over a South China Sea Code of Conduct
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