Southeast Asia

ACMECS Summit

Small Signs of Resistance to Chinese Dominance in Southeast Asia

When the American strategic ‘pivot’ to Asia collapsed, China took the mantle of hegemonic leadership in Southeast Asia. The question of how to respond...
The Phnom Post

The Death of Press Freedom in Cambodia Is Shocking, Yet Unsurprising

Media freedom in Cambodia is at an all-time low. Reporters Without Borders reported in April that press freedom in Cambodia had plummeted more than...
Vietnamese Petya II ClassFrigate

Deciphering Vietnam’s Evolving Military Doctrine in the South China Sea

As China continues to expand its military presence in disputed areas of the South China Sea, Vietnam has sought to balance Beijing’s activities through...
Suu Kyi and Xi Jing Ping

China-Myanmar Relations: Issues and opportunities

China has profoundly influenced the geostrategic environment in Asia and the Pacific. Myanmar retains a crucial position in emerging Chinese regional order. The direction...