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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.