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ASEAN Security 'Centrality' and the South China Sea
August 23, 2018
ASEAN Security 'Centrality' and the South China Sea
ASEAN ‘‘centrality’’ in security of the South China Sea is rapidly becoming ever more an unobtainable goal.
ASEAN Security 'Centrality' and the South China Sea
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
May 16, 2018
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
The articulation of ASEAN’s own Indo-Pacific concept may pre-empt competitive narratives from Washington or Beijing.
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
April 27, 2018
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
Concerns that the FOIP could erode ASEAN’s centrality can only be assuaged by a clear definition of the concept.
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
How Will South Korea's New Maritime Security Forum Fare?
January 31, 2018
How Will South Korea's New Maritime Security Forum Fare?
The country’s defense minister proposed holding a new regional forum on maritime security this week in a key speech.
How Will South Korea's New Maritime Security Forum Fare?
Will the Quad Mean the End of ASEAN Centrality?
November 15, 2017
Will the Quad Mean the End of ASEAN Centrality?
The unexpected revival of the Quad may mean the demise of Asian multilateralism and a more threatened China.
Will the Quad Mean the End of ASEAN Centrality?
ASEAN Defense Collaboration and ASEAN's Relations With North Korea
November 03, 2017
ASEAN Defense Collaboration and ASEAN's Relations With North Korea
What did the recent meeting of ASEAN defense ministers accomplish?
ASEAN Defense Collaboration and ASEAN's Relations With North Korea
What Did the ASEAN Defense Meetings in the Philippines Achieve?
November 02, 2017
What Did the ASEAN Defense Meetings in the Philippines Achieve?
A closer look at what the regional defense picture looks like now and where it is headed.
What Did the ASEAN Defense Meetings in the Philippines Achieve?
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
August 09, 2017
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
The three countries jointly called for China and the Philippines to abide by last year's arbitral ruling.
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
August 08, 2017
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
China welcomes the ASEAN joint communique and expresses confidences in the prospects for China-ASEAN relations
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
August 05, 2017
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
As ASEAN nears its 50th anniversary, what challenges does it face as a regional organization?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
August 03, 2017
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
The Trump administration continues to call for Pyongyang’s suspension despite the challenges that this entails.
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
Regional Security Stakes In Southeast Asia
March 14, 2017
Regional Security Stakes In Southeast Asia
Insights from Joseph Chinyong Liow.
Regional Security Stakes In Southeast Asia
Can China Reshape Asia’s Security Architecture?
October 19, 2016
Can China Reshape Asia’s Security Architecture?
Though Beijing’s proposals deserve a listen, it also needs to adjust its message.
Can China Reshape Asia’s Security Architecture?
After Obama, What’s Next for ASEAN Centrality?
September 27, 2016
After Obama, What’s Next for ASEAN Centrality?
Rather than relying on attention from the U.S., ASEAN members should work to maintain the bloc's relevance.
After Obama, What’s Next for ASEAN Centrality?
ASEAN Can't Be Silent On South China Sea Ruling
July 14, 2016
ASEAN Can't Be Silent On South China Sea Ruling
Even if it does not issue a separate statement, the grouping should adopt a strong communique.
ASEAN Can't Be Silent On South China Sea Ruling
After the Big South China Sea Verdict, What Will ASEAN Say?
June 30, 2016
After the Big South China Sea Verdict, What Will ASEAN Say?
ASEAN foreign ministers will convene days after the highly anticipated South China Sea verdict drops. What will they say?
After the Big South China Sea Verdict, What Will ASEAN Say?
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