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Cambodia Has Little to Gain From Hosting a Chinese Military Presence
June 10, 2022

Cambodia Has Little to Gain From Hosting a Chinese Military Presence

By Sokvy Rim
Allowing China exclusive access to the Ream Naval Base, or any other facility, would seem to contradict the broader direction of the country's foreign policy.
Asia Has Its Own Strands of Racism. It’s Time to Take Them Seriously.
June 09, 2022

Asia Has Its Own Strands of Racism. It’s Time to Take Them Seriously.

By Alastair Bonnett
Racism is a problem around the world, but is often overlooked when the problem doesn’t fit neatly into the much-discussed American framework.

Anthony Albanese Must Be More Than a National Security Prime Minister 
June 08, 2022

Anthony Albanese Must Be More Than a National Security Prime Minister 

By Philipp Ivanov
The challenges facing Australia are formidable. To navigate them we must accept our place at the heart of a shared region.

Fighting the Fear: The Execution of Members of Myanmar’s Opposition Must be Stopped
June 07, 2022

Fighting the Fear: The Execution of Members of Myanmar’s Opposition Must be Stopped

By Han Htoo Khant Paing and Richard Roewer
The country's military junta is seeking to erase all memory of Myanmar's pro-democracy struggle. It can't be allowed to succeed.

Arakan Army on Collision Course with the Military in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
June 07, 2022

Arakan Army on Collision Course with the Military in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Thomas Kean
While many hope that the AA will join the fight against the military junta, a return to war would be devastating for the people of Rakhine.
It’s Time for Australia to Take a Fresh Look at Indonesia
June 06, 2022

It’s Time for Australia to Take a Fresh Look at Indonesia

By Ross Taylor
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's trip to Jakarta is a good opportunity for Canberra to reset relations with its largest Southeast Asian neighbor.

The World Has Not Learnt the Lessons of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
June 04, 2022

The World Has Not Learnt the Lessons of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

By Wu’er Kaixi and Rahima Mahmut
Instead, while the world slept, Chinese authoritarianism metastasized.
Is Indonesia’s Grand Experiment with Democracy Coming to an End?
June 03, 2022

Is Indonesia’s Grand Experiment with Democracy Coming to an End?

By Dr. Rizal Ramli
A push to allow President Joko Widodo to run for a third term threatens to erode the foundations of the country's multiparty system.

Is Biden Bringing ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ on Taiwan to an End?
June 02, 2022

Is Biden Bringing ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ on Taiwan to an End?

By Mark S. Cogan
Despite his recent gaffes about U.S. policy toward Taiwan, Biden's caution and conservatism are likely to carry the day.

Decades of Resistance: An Indian Community’s Struggle Against a Polluting Steel Plant
June 01, 2022

Decades of Resistance: An Indian Community’s Struggle Against a Polluting Steel Plant

By Prasant Paikray
For two decades, the village of Dhinkia has pushed back against plans for destructive, polluting “development projects” in the area.

Cambodia Needs Democracy, Not Another Electoral Charade
June 01, 2022

Cambodia Needs Democracy, Not Another Electoral Charade

By Kasit Piromya
When Cambodians vote in commune elections this weekend, the world should not be fooled by the appearance of political pluralism.
It Is in ASEAN’s Strategic Interest to Admit Timor-Leste Now
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.

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