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Conflict and Violence in Jolo Will Not Stop Until All of...

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By Valina Zahra Jolo is the capital of Sulu Province, one of three island provinces in Southwestern Mindanao in the Philippines, the other two being...

Democracy’s Outlook: Not So Grim in South and Southeast Asia (Apart...

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Joshua Kurlantzick weighs in with a how-to for preserving democracy in South & Southeast Asia. The outlook may be not so grim apart the Myanmar coup.

Southeast Asia Continues to Struggle to Confront the Coronavirus

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Although Southeast Asia remains the region where the coronavirus is most likely to spread in significant numbers, most of the region’s states remain significantly...

Thailand, Corruption and Terror

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The drama of a mass shooting carried out by a rogue Thai Army soldier ended on Sunday, February 9. After 16 hours of chaos,...

The Way Forward: Steps Necessary to Preserve Democratic Norms, Institutions

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Defenders of democracy should work to ensure that elections are not delayed or canceled and that elections planned in 2021 in Malaysia should be...

To Win the Fight against Terrorism, Nations Must Be Inclusive, Fair,...

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By Rizal G. Buendia Less than two months after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 on 3 July 2020, otherwise...

Religion Has a Role in the Fight Against the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Religion-based communities could partner with the governments to play their role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

What is China’s Involvement And Stake in the Myanmar Crisis?

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By Harishmawan Heryadi Many have begun to attribute the military coup in Myanmar to the presence of foreign hands. Could that be true?  Many days have...

Duterte Goes Farther in Using COVID-19

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In recent months, Southeast Asian leaders—and leaders from many other parts of the world—have utilized the COVID-19 pandemic to expand executive powers, crack down on...

Addressing the Effect of Covid-19 on Democracy In South and Southeast...

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“People are fearful of the virus and, sometimes desiring strong containment measures, are inclined to initially rally around their leaders…” By Joshua Kurlantzick Although South and...

Addressing the Effect of COVID-19 on Democracy in South and Southeast...

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By Joshua Kurlantzick South and Southeast Asia have demonstrated mixed results in combating the coronavirus pandemic, yet the COVID-19 pandemic has been a political boon...

The U.K. Seeks Dialogue Partnership With ASEAN, Pursues Global Agenda

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By Noto Suoneto and Frederik Wrist In mid-April 2021, U.K. Foreign Minister Dominic Raab visited Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam in order to forge closer trade and security ties with the...

The UK Updates Its Foreign Policy, Boosts Ties with ASEAN, Indonesia

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By Noto Suoneto In early March 2021, the United Kingdom published its “Integrated Review of Security, Defense, Development and Foreign Policy,” a document describing the government’s...

Ride the Dragon or Fly with the Eagle? This Is the...

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By Krisantus Tobias "When I was growing up, my parents told me: 'Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.' I tell my daughters:...

Global Recovery from the Pandemic Creates a Surge in Palm Oil...

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By Dupito D. Simamora As the world recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, the palm oil industry, together with other commodity-producing industries, is experiencing a pleasant...

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Global Recovery from the Pandemic Creates a Surge in Palm Oil...

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By Dupito D. Simamora As the world recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, the palm oil industry, together with other commodity-producing industries, is experiencing a pleasant...