July 02, 2020
Indo-Pacific in Focus as Australia Substantially Lifts Military Spending
By Luke Hunt
Chinese bullying crystalizes opposition, divides ASEAN.
June 29, 2020
ASEAN Takes Position vs China’s Vast Historical Sea Claims
By Associated Press
The recent statement marks a significant strengthening of the regional bloc's assertion of the rule of law in the disputed region.
June 02, 2020
The Politics of Pandemic in Southeast Asia
By Zachary Abuza and Bridget Welsh
No government is likely to fall as a result of its COVID-19 response, the impact on politics is still significant.
May 22, 2020
The Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in ASEAN
By Camille Bismonte
Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam approached the intertwined issues of COVID-19 and migrant workers quite differently.
May 15, 2020
Kazakhstan-ASEAN Relations: Prospects for Greater Engagement
By Paradorn Rangsimaporn
Kazakhstan’s central role in China’s BRI and membership in the EAEU present new opportunities for stronger relations between Kazakhstan and ASEAN.
May 12, 2020
China’s Chance to Demonstrate Leadership in the South China Sea
By Harrison Prétat
It’s not too late for Beijing to flip the script in the South China Sea—should it choose to.
April 17, 2020
At a Time of Crisis, ASEAN Centrality Really Matters
By Rifki Dermawan
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, multilateral cooperation as seen within ASEAN is necessary to share best practices and provide support.
April 09, 2020
The Coronavirus Could Be Vietnam’s Biggest Stress Test in Its ASEAN Chairmanship
By Hoang Thi Ha
The virus presents an unprecedented challenge for Hanoi in this role.
March 17, 2020
Pandemic Control: A New Area for ASEAN Defense Cooperation?
By Henrick Z. Tsjeng
ASEAN could modify military humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mechanisms to support regional healthcare systems in times of crisis.
March 10, 2020
ASEAN Our Eyes Meeting Spotlights Counterterrorism Cooperation
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Southeast Asian states recently held the latest iteration of the minilateral engagement.
March 06, 2020
What to Expect from Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Push in 2020?
By Karl Lee Chee Leong
It’s time to take Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific push seriously.
February 21, 2020
ASEAN Diplomats Praise China’s Handling of Virus Outbreak
By Associated Press
"We reached an important consensus on China and ASEAN joining hands to fight against the epidemic," Wang told journalists after the meeting.