Are regional organizations, ASEAN and the AU, taking adequate responsibility to resolve conflicts?
Indonesia’s Rising Importance
In view of China’s pin-prick strategy, the world’s third-largest democracy is developing some military teeth.
Asia: The Quad’s Pivot to ASEAN
Providing a soft power alternative to China, in Southeast Asia
Weak and Undemocratic Governance is Dangerous for Your Health
Many Southeast Asian governments are failing the coronavirus test. Singapore stands out positively, Thailand negatively.
Southeast Asia: Identity in Search of a Name
What does “Southeast Asia” mean beyond a random chunk of geography?
Mapping Social Cohesion in Asia
How does cohesion develop in Asian societies? And which factors determine its strength?
Balancing Asia: India Is Late to the Game
India sees the Belt and Road Initiative as an attempt to clip India’s own wings and build a China-centric world order.
After TPP: RCEP as China’s Magic Bullet?
China will not lead free trade in Asia, contrary to many forecasts.
China’s ASEAN Coup
Washington is outmaneuvered on the South China Sea Dispute by deft diplomacy, as ASEAN renders itself useless.
Modi and India’s “Act East” Policy
Can India “Make It” in Southeast Asia?