ASEAN and Human Rights Norms: Constructivism, Rational Choice, and the Action-Identity Gap

Published in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, 13(2) 2013: 207-31.

The ASEAN Synthesis: Human Rights, Non-Intervention, and the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

Published in Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 14(2) 2013: 51-8.

An Agreement to Disagree: The ASEAN Human Rights Declaration and the Absence of Regional Identity in Southeast Asia

Published in Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 33(3) 2014: 107-29.

SDSC scholars on managing the great powers in Southeast Asia

A collection of papers and contributors in a Special Forum, recently published in the Asan Forum, examines recent thinking in Australia and three states in ASEAN—Indonesia, Vietnam, and Myanmar. The coverage reaches beyond their attitudes to the Sino-US struggle over sovereignty and freedom of navigation to broader questions of foreign policy, emphasizing how domestic leadership is impacting strategic choices as the regional security situation grows more dangerous.

US–China rivalry: does Asia have to choose?

Can America preserve the US-led regional order by resisting China’s challenge to replace it with ‘a new model of great-power relations’?

Indonesia's ‘Great Power’ Aspirations: A Critical View

Indonesia is readying itself for a return to a diplomatic assertiveness not seen since the early 1960s.


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