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

Is ASEAN a newfound voice for the Rohingya?

Has the democratisation of Myanmar marked a step forward for ASEAN or the Rohingya, asks Mathew Davies.

Important but De-centred: ASEAN's Role in the Southeast Asian Human Rights Space

Published in TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia, 5(1) 2017: 99-119.

Assessing Regional Cooperation: ASEAN States, Migrant Worker Rights and Norm Socialization in Southeast Asia

Published in Global Change, Peace & Security, 10 March 2017 online: 1-15.

ASEAN India Australia: Towards Closer Engagement in a New Asia

William T. Tow and Chin Kin Wah, eds, ASEAN India Australia: Towards Closer Engagement in a New Asia, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2009.


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