ASEAN

Regional roundup spotlights Australia’s key relationships

Speaking at the Australian National University’s annual Australia 360 event last Tuesday, a panel of academics broke down Australia’s key regional relationships, starting in Southeast Asia.

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

Regional Organisations and Enduring Defective Democratic Members

Mathew Davies, ‘Regional Organisations and Enduring Defective Democratic Members’, Review of International Studies, online, August 2017.

Environmental Regionalism: Moving In From the Policy Margins

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

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.

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