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ASEAN Takes a Bold Cybersecurity Step
October 04, 2018
ASEAN Takes a Bold Cybersecurity Step
The third ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity may have been low-key but its developments are important.
ASEAN Takes a Bold Cybersecurity Step
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
September 07, 2018
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
Recent disasters in Japan and its responses present valuable lessons for Southeast Asia's infrastructure boom.
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
August 15, 2018
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
What lies ahead for the South China Sea?
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
July 17, 2018
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
As Thailand's investments across ASEAN increase, the country must commit to human rights due diligence that has been lacking.
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
LGBT Tourism and Inclusion in Southeast Asia: A Divided Future?
June 21, 2018
LGBT Tourism and Inclusion in Southeast Asia: A Divided Future?
Some countries in Southeast Asia do better than others in welcoming LGBT tourists.
LGBT Tourism and Inclusion in Southeast Asia: A Divided Future?
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Senior Official-Level Quadrilateral Meeting in Singapore
June 08, 2018
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Senior Official-Level Quadrilateral Meeting in Singapore
The 'Quad' continues to progress and its members have shown interest in meeting regularly.
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Senior Official-Level Quadrilateral Meeting in Singapore
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
Are Cambodia and Laos Really Any Closer to Resolving Their Border Dispute?
May 21, 2018
Are Cambodia and Laos Really Any Closer to Resolving Their Border Dispute?
Despite some incremental progress, deeper questions remain unresolved.
Are Cambodia and Laos Really Any Closer to Resolving Their Border Dispute?
Malaysia Won't Look Away From China So Soon, Despite Mahathir's Words
May 20, 2018
Malaysia Won't Look Away From China So Soon, Despite Mahathir's Words
Why Malaysia’s China policy is unlikely to change, for now, despite the election shock.
Malaysia Won't Look Away From China So Soon, Despite Mahathir's Words
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?
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
May 11, 2018
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
A new tool helps rank Asian states by their relative and absolute power rankings across a variety of measures.
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
Consensus by Deletion: Reviewing the 32nd ASEAN Leaders' Summit and the South China Sea
April 30, 2018
Consensus by Deletion: Reviewing the 32nd ASEAN Leaders' Summit and the South China Sea
A close look at the recent summit's chairman's statement shows the grouping's continued subdued treatment of the South China Sea disputes.
Consensus by Deletion: Reviewing the 32nd ASEAN Leaders' Summit and the South China Sea
Indo-Pacific 'Nexus': Why Southeast Asia and ASEAN Matter to Australia
March 22, 2018
Indo-Pacific 'Nexus': Why Southeast Asia and ASEAN Matter to Australia
What does Australia see in the ten member states of ASEAN?
Indo-Pacific 'Nexus': Why Southeast Asia and ASEAN Matter to Australia
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
March 20, 2018
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
Canberra is duty-bound to speak up on human rights, and must review its defense assistance to states that flout international law.
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
Why Did Duterte Chicken out of the ASEAN-Australia Summit?
March 10, 2018
Why Did Duterte Chicken out of the ASEAN-Australia Summit?
The strongman is clearly afraid of the scrutiny that might come from making the trip.
Why Did Duterte Chicken out of the ASEAN-Australia Summit?
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
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