ASEAN

Asian pawns lose out in power play between the US and China

Is there broader deal-making going on in Asia which may or may not relate to the current push by the US and China to rein in North Korea asks Dr Mathew Davies

Out of order

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's call for ASEAN to defend the international rules-based order is desirable, but is it realistic, questions Mathew Davies.

Tackling human trafficking in ASEAN

ASEAN’s new convention against human trafficking is progress, but without a focus on prevention, trafficking won’t stop, writes Ruji Auethavornpipat.

ASEAN centrality losing ground

Will the goals of unity and centrality be fulfilled at the upcoming 28th ASEAN Summit, asks Mathew Davies

ASEAN's South China Sea ulcer

Continued failure to address the South China Sea issue is not only a short term failure – it now represents a significant and ongoing risk to ASEAN’s health. The regional organisation should seek treatment, and stat, declares Mathew Davies

Brexit serves as a warning to ASEAN

There are lessons to be learnt from the UK-EU split, writes Mathew Davies

Environmental Regionalism: Moving In From the Policy Margins

Lorraine Elliott, ‘Environmental Regionalism: Moving In From the Policy Margins’, Pacific Review, 2017: 1‒14.

Thailand’s constitutional dispossession

Tyrell Haberkorn talks about how Thailand’s 20th constitution may fail to protect citizens from the rulers’ excesses and at worst may facilitate the dispossession of their rights.

Naval Modernization in Southeast Asia: Under the Shadow of Army Dominance? - Contemporary Southeast Asia Vol. 39, No. 1 (2017)

Using a historical institutionalist approach, this article addresses the future of Southeast Asia’s naval forces. Much analysis on this subject

Asean’s response to Chinese militarisation in the South China Sea? Keep quiet and carry on

Huong Le Thu says the recent summit demonstrates yet again why sweeping contentious issues such as the South China Sea under the carpet will only doom the grouping to irrelevanc

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