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Why the Laos Wage Hike Debate Matters
February 16, 2018
Why the Laos Wage Hike Debate Matters
A closer look at an important issue for one of the region's poorest countries.
Why the Laos Wage Hike Debate Matters
Has China Bought Brunei’s South China Sea Silence?
February 14, 2018
Has China Bought Brunei’s South China Sea Silence?
The questions raised on the issue reflect broader concerns about how the sultanate conducts itself at home and abroad.
Has China Bought Brunei’s South China Sea Silence?
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
February 13, 2018
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
Despite Duterte’s drams of federalism, the establishment of a Bangsamoro Autonomous Region has stalled.
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
What’s Next for Japan-Brunei Relations in 2018?
February 13, 2018
What’s Next for Japan-Brunei Relations in 2018?
A recent visit offered some indications as to what we might expect for ties for the rest of the year and beyond.
What’s Next for Japan-Brunei Relations in 2018?
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
February 13, 2018
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
A visit this week reinforced the importance of Southeast Asia in Japan’s regional vision.
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
What’s Behind Myanmar’s Big New Military Exercise?
February 09, 2018
What’s Behind Myanmar’s Big New Military Exercise?
The holding of the first tri-service exercise in over two decades needs to be viewed from a broader perspective.
What’s Behind Myanmar’s Big New Military Exercise?
After Targeted Sanctions, It’s Time to Engage With Myanmar’s Moderates
February 08, 2018
After Targeted Sanctions, It’s Time to Engage With Myanmar’s Moderates
The U.S. can encourage long-term, practical reform through the deft application of carrots and sticks.
After Targeted Sanctions, It’s Time to Engage With Myanmar’s Moderates
What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like?
February 08, 2018
What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like?
The Southeast Asian state has advanced a version of the concept before, with some important differences.
What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like?
The State of Human Security in Cambodia
February 08, 2018
The State of Human Security in Cambodia
Questioning the success of the UN’s peacebuilding blueprint.
The State of Human Security in Cambodia
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
February 08, 2018
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
Repeated election delays are the product of a fierce power struggle that is still ongoing.
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
February 08, 2018
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
With Rakhine state in the international spotlight, Myanmar’s abuses in Kachin state continue with little global notice.
Beyond the Rohingya: Myanmar’s Other Crises
Why Boycotting Malaysia’s Election Makes Sense
February 07, 2018
Why Boycotting Malaysia’s Election Makes Sense
The opposition to the campaign to spoil votes at the polls misses the point.
Why Boycotting Malaysia’s Election Makes Sense
What’s Next for Vietnam-Cambodia Military Ties in 2018?
February 07, 2018
What’s Next for Vietnam-Cambodia Military Ties in 2018?
A closer look at the trajectory and future direction of their defense cooperation.
What’s Next for Vietnam-Cambodia Military Ties in 2018?
The Slow Burning Insurgency in Thailand’s Deep South
February 06, 2018
The Slow Burning Insurgency in Thailand’s Deep South
While the overall situation has improved, a recent attack should motivate both sides to return to the discussion table.
The Slow Burning Insurgency in Thailand’s Deep South
Duterte’s Drug War in the Philippines: New Campaign, Old Problems
February 06, 2018
Duterte’s Drug War in the Philippines: New Campaign, Old Problems
The reloaded war continues to face some familiar challenges.
Duterte’s Drug War in the Philippines: New Campaign, Old Problems
US-Singapore Military Ties in the Headlines with Air Force Chief’s First Visit
February 06, 2018
US-Singapore Military Ties in the Headlines with Air Force Chief’s First Visit
The interaction placed the focus on the broader bilateral relationship.
US-Singapore Military Ties in the Headlines with Air Force Chief’s First Visit
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