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The Fight for Democracy in Asia Is Alive and Well
July 02, 2018
The Fight for Democracy in Asia Is Alive and Well
The idea that “Asian values” are antithetical to democracy has long since been exposed as fiction.
The Fight for Democracy in Asia Is Alive and Well
Joshua Kurlantzick on Democratic Regression in SE Asia
June 29, 2018
Joshua Kurlantzick on Democratic Regression in SE Asia
Democracy in Southeast Asia seems to be in decline. How bad is the situation?
Joshua Kurlantzick on Democratic Regression in SE Asia
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
September 17, 2017
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
Cambodia’s “strongman” culture and history continues to haunt its present.
Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation
October 07, 2016
China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation
A recent incident has raised questions about how beholden Bangkok is to Beijing.
China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation
Is Malaysia Sliding Toward Dictatorship?
March 01, 2016
Is Malaysia Sliding Toward Dictatorship?
A look at how the rhetoric compares to reality.
Is Malaysia Sliding Toward Dictatorship?
Why ASEAN Should Celebrate Myanmar's Election
November 12, 2015
Why ASEAN Should Celebrate Myanmar's Election
Victory by Aung San Suu Kyi should provide a much needed tonic for free speech advocates across the region.
Why ASEAN Should Celebrate Myanmar's Election
Why Do Outsiders Care About Singapore’s Elections?
September 16, 2015
Why Do Outsiders Care About Singapore’s Elections?
The attention is less about an election than an exception.
Why Do Outsiders Care About Singapore’s Elections?
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
November 08, 2014
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
The "old middle class" in Southeast Asia is turning against democracy in a bid to protect its interests.
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
Thailand’s Coup Just One Sign of Southeast Asia’s Regression From Democracy
May 31, 2014
Thailand’s Coup Just One Sign of Southeast Asia’s Regression From Democracy
Southeast Asia’s rollback from democracy reflects a worrying global trend toward anti-democratic political change.
Thailand’s Coup Just One Sign of Southeast Asia’s Regression From Democracy
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