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
The Benefits of a Sluggish Pivot to Asia
June 11, 2014
The Benefits of a Sluggish Pivot to Asia
Sure, the U.S. pivot to Asia is slower than expected, but that's a good thing.
The Benefits of a Sluggish Pivot to Asia
New ASEAN Anti-Cyber Skills Aimed at China
June 09, 2014
New ASEAN Anti-Cyber Skills Aimed at China
Japan and the U.S. are using ASEAN to further crack down on Chinese cybercrimes.
New ASEAN Anti-Cyber Skills Aimed at China
Imperatives Trump Shangri-La Rhetoric
June 04, 2014
Imperatives Trump Shangri-La Rhetoric
As regional tension dissipates, the strategic imperatives of the Shangri-La Dialogue countries reemerge.
Imperatives Trump Shangri-La Rhetoric
Shangri-La Dialogue: Making ASEAN Relevant
June 02, 2014
Shangri-La Dialogue: Making ASEAN Relevant
The bloc has a role in keeping the regional peace, but it must overcome its tendency to paralysis.
Shangri-La Dialogue: Making ASEAN Relevant
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
May 29, 2014
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
After decades of greater democratization, a new report says that democracy is in retreat throughout ASEAN.
Southeast Asia Retreats From Democracy
China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea
May 26, 2014
China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Patrick Cronin about the current tensions and the repercussions for China, Vietnam, and ASEAN.
China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea
Philippines, Vietnam Reject Xi's Warning Against Military Alliances
May 23, 2014
Philippines, Vietnam Reject Xi's Warning Against Military Alliances
Vietnam and the Philippines are growing closer together over Beijing's claims and provocations.
Philippines, Vietnam Reject Xi's Warning Against Military Alliances
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