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ASEAN (Minus Myanmar) Gets Its Act Together
August 08, 2022

ASEAN (Minus Myanmar) Gets Its Act Together

By Luke Hunt
Myanmar's military junta was put on notice as ASEAN held its line against China and Russia.

ASEAN Envoy Warns Myanmar Junta Against Further Prisoner Executions
August 08, 2022

ASEAN Envoy Warns Myanmar Junta Against Further Prisoner Executions

By Sebastian Strangio
The comments came a day after an ASEAN joint communique lamented the "lack of progress" in resolving the country's political crisis.
China Stresses Ties With Southeast Asia in Cambodia Meeting
August 05, 2022

China Stresses Ties With Southeast Asia in Cambodia Meeting

By David Rising
Foreign Minister Wang Yi's comments came against a backdrop of high regional tensions, following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.

Parsing the Content of ASEAN’s Latest Joint Communique
August 05, 2022

Parsing the Content of ASEAN’s Latest Joint Communique

By Sebastian Strangio
In the annual statement, the bloc's 10 member states laid out their consensus positions on the conflicts in Ukraine and Myanmar, among other issues.

Timor-Leste Denied Entry to ASEAN – For Now
August 04, 2022

Timor-Leste Denied Entry to ASEAN – For Now

By Luke Hunt
Dili has been told that membership could happen next year.

Myanmar, Taiwan Head Agenda at ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
August 04, 2022

Myanmar, Taiwan Head Agenda at ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

By Sebastian Strangio
Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said that the bloc had never been "confronted at the same time with so many perils for the region and the world at large."

ASEAN Meetings Open Under Shadow of Myanmar, Ukraine Crises
August 01, 2022

ASEAN Meetings Open Under Shadow of Myanmar, Ukraine Crises

By Sebastian Strangio
This week's meetings come amid a host of regional and global crises that are testing the effectiveness of the Southeast Asian bloc.
ASEAN Chair Condemns ‘Highly Reprehensible’ Myanmar Executions
July 26, 2022

ASEAN Chair Condemns ‘Highly Reprehensible’ Myanmar Executions

By Sebastian Strangio
The killings demonstrate the regime’s contempt for regional and global opinion. Could they force ASEAN to change its approach to the country’s conflict?

Myanmar Crisis Overshadows Meeting of ASEAN Foreign Ministers
February 18, 2022

Myanmar Crisis Overshadows Meeting of ASEAN Foreign Ministers

By Sebastian Strangio
The informal gathering took place without the involvement of the junta's appointed foreign minister, but a path forward on the crisis is hard to see.

Myanmar Junta to Spurn ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
February 15, 2022

Myanmar Junta to Spurn ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

By Sebastian Strangio
The decision came after Cambodia, ASEAN's current chair, announced that the junta would only be permitted to send a "non-political" representative.

Hun Sen Apologizes as Myanmar Gamble Backfires Over Sean Turnell
February 09, 2022

Hun Sen Apologizes as Myanmar Gamble Backfires Over Sean Turnell

By Luke Hunt
Cambodia’s embarrassment can only further isolate Myanmar’s military junta.
Myanmar Junta to Grant ASEAN Envoy Access to Detained NLD Figures
February 08, 2022

Myanmar Junta to Grant ASEAN Envoy Access to Detained NLD Figures

By Sebastian Strangio
But there are good reasons to think this concession will serve the military administration's broader goals.

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