ASEAN

The Role of ASEAN in the South China Sea Disputes

Leticia Simões • Jun 23 2022 • Articles

Different positions on disputes and the loose structure of the association prevents ASEAN from taking a more assertive stance on issues related to the South China Sea.

Interview – Ivy Kwek

E-International Relations • Dec 8 2021 • Features

Ivy Kwek discusses her research on major policy debates in Malaysia, her work with the Malaysian Ministry of Defence, and how Malaysia’s foreign policy can promote greater integration within ASEAN.

Opinion – Saving Myanmar?

Martin Duffy • Oct 25 2021 • Articles

With no sign of junta retrenchment, the big question remains as to how even a vestige of Myanmar’s democracy can be salvaged from the spoils of coup.

Opinion – Myanmar, ASEAN and the Responsibility to Protect

Simon Adams • May 12 2021 • Articles

It is time to listen to those who are crying out for protection and finally hold Myanmar’s generals accountable for their crimes.

Interview – Ava Patricia Avila

E-International Relations • Apr 11 2021 • Features

Ava Patricia Avila sets out the reasons for the steady military buildup by several Southeast Asian states, the impact on ASEAN, as well as the ways a gender perspective can enrich research on civil-military relations.

Opinion – Southeast Asia: Global Rock Star in Waiting

Peter A. Coclanis • Mar 18 2021 • Articles

Despite obvious weaknesses, this rising region merits a greater place both in global political economy and in our geographical imaginations, especially in these parlous times.

Looking Back on ASEAN and Sino-US Rivalry in the Cold War

Wen-Qing Ngoei • Mar 9 2021 • Articles

ASEAN countries have front row seats to the Sino-US rivalry, though perhaps their say in regional affairs has increased from the Cold War years.

Interview – Kei Koga

E-International Relations • Nov 9 2020 • Features

Kei Koga talks about ASEAN’s role in East Asian security, Japan’s foreign policy, Shinzo Abe’s legacy, plus the impact of Covid-19.

Integration of the Central Asian Republics: the ASEAN example

Juheon Lee, Aleksey Asiryan and Michael Butler • Sep 17 2020 • Articles

A successful, unified Central Asia could build on ASEAN’s precedent of effective regional cooperation and self-sufficiency in the developing world.

ASEAN ‘Cohesiveness and Responsiveness’ and Peace and Stability in Southeast Asia

Rizal Buendia • Jul 21 2020 • Articles

In spite of the outcomes generated by the ‘ASEAN Way’, it impedes making swift decisions on critical regional issues or trans-boundary concerns.

Interview – Ravi Neelakantan

E-International Relations • Mar 15 2020 • Features

Ambassador Ravi Neelakantan talks about the concept of good governance, digital freedom, India’s lack of a ‘grand strategy’, its economic ties and regional partnerships.

Interview – Issac Kfir

E-International Relations • Aug 20 2019 • Features

Issac Kfir discusses the terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Australia’s counterterrorism policy, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and returning foreign fighters.

Please Consider Donating

Before you download your free e-book, please consider donating to support open access publishing.

E-IR is an independent non-profit publisher run by an all volunteer team. Your donations allow us to invest in new open access titles and pay our bandwidth bills to ensure we keep our existing titles free to view. Any amount, in any currency, is appreciated. Many thanks!

Donations are voluntary and not required to download the e-book - your link to download is below.

Subscribe

Get our weekly email