Posts Tagged: ASEAN
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.
A more stable U.S.-China relationship is needed to avoid great-power conflict in the South China Sea.
It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.