Posts Tagged: ASEAN
The Philippines won a huge legal victory against China on a long-running territorial dispute. But Manila's alliance with Washington may make it all for nothing.
Tensions are ratcheting up between China and the United States over maritime boundaries in Asia.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
As the economies of Southeast Asia integrate, Thailand's social divide is as stark as ever.
The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.
A new group of opposition Alawites is complicating the increasingly sectarian character of Syria's civil war.
APEC's record of irrelevance is rivaled by few other international forums.