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ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
March 10, 2018
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to highlight some of the region’s most prominent women – some more recognizable than others – who are making themselves heard.
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
March 09, 2018
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
U.S. President Donald Trump has a double standard for human rights in Vietnam. And it makes strategic sense.
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
What Did the ASEAN Defense Chiefs Meeting in Singapore Achieve?
March 08, 2018
What Did the ASEAN Defense Chiefs Meeting in Singapore Achieve?
A closer look at some of the key developments and initiatives discussed.
What Did the ASEAN Defense Chiefs Meeting in Singapore Achieve?
If Indonesia's Democracy Is in Trouble, It's in Good Company
March 08, 2018
If Indonesia's Democracy Is in Trouble, It's in Good Company
A look back at Indonesia's political developments in 2017 shows some familiar global trends.
If Indonesia's Democracy Is in Trouble, It's in Good Company
How ASEAN Strongmen Use Legal Reform to Weaken Democracy
March 07, 2018
How ASEAN Strongmen Use Legal Reform to Weaken Democracy
Hun Sen and Rodrigo Duterte show that constitutional reform remains a favorite tool of the region's power-hungry leaders.
How ASEAN Strongmen Use Legal Reform to Weaken Democracy
What Did the Fourth Indonesia-Russia Security Consultation Achieve?
March 07, 2018
What Did the Fourth Indonesia-Russia Security Consultation Achieve?
The two sides held another iteration of their Bilateral Consultative Forum this month.
What Did the Fourth Indonesia-Russia Security Consultation Achieve?
Is ASEAN Doing Enough to Address Cybersecurity Risks?
March 06, 2018
Is ASEAN Doing Enough to Address Cybersecurity Risks?
Considering even just one sector -- power -- Southeast Asia has myriad cybersecurity challenges.
Is ASEAN Doing Enough to Address Cybersecurity Risks?
Timor-Leste Gets Needed Boost in New Border Deal With Australia
March 03, 2018
Timor-Leste Gets Needed Boost in New Border Deal With Australia
The agreement could have immense significance for the country's future given its present challenges.
Timor-Leste Gets Needed Boost in New Border Deal With Australia
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Controversial MD3 Law
March 02, 2018
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Controversial MD3 Law
The law raises serious questions about the country’s future ahead of elections.
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Controversial MD3 Law
What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
March 02, 2018
What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
The good news masks a still uncertain road ahead for the ruling junta.
What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
March 02, 2018
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
An imprisoned Indonesian ideologue is on trial again, but his influence is unlikely to diminish.
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
Why a First US Aircraft Carrier Vietnam Visit Matters
March 01, 2018
Why a First US Aircraft Carrier Vietnam Visit Matters
A closer look at the broader significance behind a much-anticipated development.
Why a First US Aircraft Carrier Vietnam Visit Matters
What’s With the New Cambodia Military Drills Near Laos?
February 28, 2018
What’s With the New Cambodia Military Drills Near Laos?
Engagement is yet another sign of Phnom Penh’s boosting its military presence amid lingering border disputes ahead of an upcoming election.
What’s With the New Cambodia Military Drills Near Laos?
Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement
February 27, 2018
Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement
Tokyo rolls out yet another activity as part of its increased regional defense engagement with Southeast Asia.
Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement
Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
February 26, 2018
Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
A recent UN conference scrutinized the country’s record with respect to female genital mutilation.
Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
New Hun Sen Threats as Cambodia’s Sham Election Nears
February 24, 2018
New Hun Sen Threats as Cambodia’s Sham Election Nears
The premier’s worrying words and actions continue as polls approach.
New Hun Sen Threats as Cambodia’s Sham Election Nears
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