ASEAN Countries

Vietnam Ready for a Seat at the UN Security Council

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Vietnam’s commitment to global institutions and poverty alleviation make it a good candidate for a rotating seat at the UN Security Council.

Is Abu Sayyaf Making a Comeback in the Philippines?

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Do recent attacks from Abu Sayyaf indicate a resurgent campaign, or are they a desperate cry for attention as the once-powerful militant group fades into irrelevance?

Backgrounder: Malaysia’s Melaka Gateway

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Don’t expect this Belt and Road port to unseat Singapore as Southeast Asia’s premier transportation hub anytime soon.

PM Mahathir Moves to Stabilize Malaysia’s Debt Outlook

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Prime Minister Mahathir’s efforts to reign in Malaysian debt are taking his government down the rabbit hole of the 1MDB scandal.

China’s Empire of Debt

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Chinese investment has rejuvenated some developing countries and left others locked in a spiral of unsustainable debt.

South China Sea Dispute: China

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In this first article of a new series on claimants in the South China Sea dispute, we examine the historical reasoning, diplomacy, and island-building underpinning China’s claim.

South China Sea Dispute: Indonesia

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In the fourth article of our series on South China Sea claimants, we examine the historical reasoning, diplomacy, and military dimensions of Indonesia’s claim.

Fishing Frontlines: A Sea Change for Southeast Asia Fish Exports

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Strong region-wide management practices can help replenish Southeast Asia’s declining fish stocks. But getting there won’t be easy.

South China Sea Dispute: The Philippines

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In the fourth article of our series on South China Sea claimants, we examine the historical reasoning, diplomacy, and military dimensions of the Philippine claim.

South China Sea Dispute: Malaysia

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In the third article of our series on South China Sea claimants, we examine the historical reasoning, diplomacy, and military dimensions of Malaysia’s claim.

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