June 29, 2019

Saving the China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct

By Nguyen Minh Quang
So far, COC talks are marked by little progress and continuing differences. Vietnam has a chance to change that.

June 20, 2019

Thailand Takes up the ASEAN Challenge

By Hirubalan V. P.
As Bangkok prepares to host the 34th ASEAN summit, the grouping faces uncertainties from within and without.
August 01, 2017

The Next 50 Years of ASEAN

By Aries A. Arugay
Overcoming irrelevance and polarization are ASEAN’s biggest challenges as it heads into the future.

December 23, 2016

The ASEAN Crisis, Part 3: What Should ASEAN Do About the South China Sea Dispute?

By Linh Tong
Three ways ASEAN can improve its ability to mediate in the South China Sea disputes.

December 22, 2016

The ASEAN Crisis, Part 2: Why Can't ASEAN Agree on the South China Sea?

By Linh Tong
How internal and external factors hamstring ASEAN when it comes to the South China Sea.

December 21, 2016

The ASEAN Crisis, Part 1: Why the South China Sea Is a Critical Test

By Linh Tong
The South China Sea dispute is a threat to the unity of ASEAN as a regional organization.
August 03, 2016

Is ASEAN Unity in Danger From the South China Sea?

By Sukmawani Bela Pertiwi
Seeking to address the South China Sea issue at the ASEAN-level is counterproductive right now.

July 30, 2016

The Point of ASEAN

By Kristoffer Daniel Li
ASEAN's potential lies not in solving the South China Sea issue, but in creating a truly "people-centric" community.

July 28, 2016

ASEAN and the Logic of Collective Action

By Walter C. Clemens, Jr.
To defend their interests against China, ASEAN members will have to overcome the temptation to free ride.

July 21, 2016

No ASEAN Consensus on the South China Sea

By Termsak Chalermpalanupap
Don't hold out too much hope for a unified stance at the upcoming ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Laos.

July 15, 2016

The South China Sea Award Is Finally Here: What Happens Now?

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the outcome of the South China Sea arbitration case.
July 14, 2016

ASEAN Can't Be Silent On South China Sea Ruling

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Even if it does not issue a separate statement, the grouping should adopt a strong communique.

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