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Malaysia-Pakistan Military Ties in the Headlines With Navy Chief Visit
February 23, 2018
Malaysia-Pakistan Military Ties in the Headlines With Navy Chief Visit
Both sides continue to explore opportunities to advance their defense ties despite the challenges.
Malaysia-Pakistan Military Ties in the Headlines With Navy Chief Visit
What Next for Myanmar’s New Drug Strategy?
February 22, 2018
What Next for Myanmar’s New Drug Strategy?
Though a new policy signals a shift to a more comprehensive approach to the problem, the true test will be in its implementation.
What Next for Myanmar’s New Drug Strategy?
Is Vietnam Going the Way of China?
February 22, 2018
Is Vietnam Going the Way of China?
The Communist Party of Vietnam seems, in some ways, to be following the path laid down by Beijing.
Is Vietnam Going the Way of China?
ASEAN Must Confront its Domestic Workers Abuse Problem
February 22, 2018
ASEAN Must Confront its Domestic Workers Abuse Problem
New cases have once again pointed to an old challenge that needs to be urgently tackled.
ASEAN Must Confront its Domestic Workers Abuse Problem
Will Vietnam’s Communist Party Ever Change Its Ways?
February 20, 2018
Will Vietnam’s Communist Party Ever Change Its Ways?
Vietnam is an interesting case study in the question of whether communist parties can truly reform from within.
Will Vietnam’s Communist Party Ever Change Its Ways?
Why the New Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Pact Matters
February 17, 2018
Why the New Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Pact Matters
A closer look at a significant agreement between the two sides.
Why the New Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Pact Matters
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
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