Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
June 02, 2022
What Does ASEAN Centrality Mean to China?
By Zhuoran Li
Beijing pays frequent lip service to the idea, but it also poses significant challenges to China’s Southeast Asian ambitions.
May 26, 2022
It Is in ASEAN’s Strategic Interest to Admit Timor-Leste Now
By Truston Yu
If the nation is not admitted soon, it will fall further behind the 10 members of the Southeast Asian bloc.
January 21, 2022
Omicron Threatens to Derail Cambodia’s ASEAN Agenda
By Luke Hunt
Zoom conferencing won’t work if the Southeast Asian bloc is to tackle the big issues.
September 29, 2021
Amitav Acharya on ASEAN and Its Discontents
By Sebastian Strangio
"Minilateral groupings like the Quad need not sink ASEAN if it stays united and committed to Southeast Asia’s identity and security."
August 10, 2021
Afghanistan and Central Asia’s ASEAN Moment
By Moez Hayat
The Central Asian republics can learn from the experience of Southeast Asia and use the crisis in Afghanistan to spur forward regional cooperation at a time of great power competition.
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.
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.
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.
December 08, 2020
COVID-19: A Regional Response Is Key for ASEAN
By Deepali Khanna and Nicola Nixon
Recovering from the coronavirus pandemic necessitates a robust regional response.
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.
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.
October 22, 2019
South China Sea: The Disputes and Southeast Asia’s Culture of International Law
By Pham Ngoc Minh Trang
Disputes in the South China Sea are not as complicated as they may seem.
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