November 01, 2020
The State of Democracy in Asia
By Yun-han Chu, Michael Vatikiotis, Mosharraf Zaidi, and Catherine Putz
Has the global narrative of democratic decline held true in the Indo-Pacific region?
July 02, 2018
The Fight for Democracy in Asia Is Alive and Well
By Chee Soon Juan
The idea that “Asian values” are antithetical to democracy has long since been exposed as fiction.
June 29, 2018
Joshua Kurlantzick on Democratic Regression in SE Asia
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Democracy in Southeast Asia seems to be in decline. How bad is the situation?
September 17, 2017
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
By Sothie Keo
Cambodia’s “strongman” culture and history continues to haunt its present.
November 24, 2016
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
By David Hutt
The region is not immune from a trend we are witnessing globally.