July 15, 2021
US Focuses on Myanmar, South China Sea at Special ASEAN Meeting
By Sebastian Strangio
The meeting highlighted where U.S. and Southeast Asian interests align, and where they part ways.
June 10, 2021
In 2022, Cambodia Faces Challenging Turn at ASEAN’s Helm
By Heimkhemra Suy
During its upcoming chairmanship, the country faces a host of daunting challenges. But the year will bring opportunities, too.
May 13, 2021
Japan’s Ambivalent Diplomacy in Myanmar
By Daisuke Akimoto
Given its political and economic influence over the Myanmar military, the Japanese government can do more to help the international community pursue non-military R2P options.
May 01, 2021
Is ASEAN Still Relevant?
By The Diplomat
Hoang Thi Ha, Ja Ian Chong, and Evan A. Laksmana discuss ASEAN's regional role amid the Myanmar crisis and China-U.S. tensions.
April 30, 2021
Myanmar Junta’s Diplomatic Games Need Tough Response
By John Sifton
The ASEAN summit’s failings demonstrate that standard diplomatic protocols are insufficient to deal with the Myanmar leadership.
April 29, 2021
ASEAN’s Next Steps for Ending the Myanmar Crisis
By Muhammad Waffaa Kharisma
ASEAN's special envoy to Myanmar has the potential to push the warring parties onto the path of peaceful dialogue.
April 16, 2021
The Strategic Impact of Indonesian KF-21s
By Liang Tuang Nah
Using the phrase “arms race” is attention grabbing, but a more discerning assessment is necessary when it comes to weapons acquisitions.
March 22, 2021
Indonesia, Malaysia Call for Urgent ASEAN Summit on Myanmar
By Sebastian Strangio
The call signifies an awareness among some ASEAN nations that the bloc needs to take the lead on efforts to resolve the Myanmar crisis.
March 18, 2021
Is the Quad’s Revival a Threat to ASEAN?
By Rifki Dermawan
The reemergence of the Quad grouping is bound to raise questions about ASEAN's relevance and centrality.
March 13, 2021
Vietnam, ASEAN, and the US-China Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific
By Jongsoo Lee
An interview with Le Hong Hiep.
January 19, 2021
A Crisis Waiting to Happen: Unemployment and Informality in Southeast Asia During COVID
By Deepali Khanna, Pitchanuch Supavanich, Nicola Nixon, Geoffrey Ducanes
The pandemic has laid bare the weak foundations of Southeast Asian labor systems, particularly when it comes to informal workers.
December 31, 2020
A Conversation With the President of the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia
By Luke Hunt
Dutch freelance journalist Ate Hoekstra has hopes for a much better 2021 in Indochina.