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ASEAN Economic Outlook 2019: Changing Skies?

July 1, 2019 | Amalina Anuar, RSIS

The 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok recently concluded, and the regional grouping faces intensified risks on the trade front. Boosting the bloc’s economic resilience in response will require not just new plans, but solid implementation.

Between Pyongyang, Beijing, Moscow, and Kim Jong Un

June 26, 2019 | Chae-Yeon Kang, EAI

This argues that Kim Jong-un is attempting to create a normal state, but can only do so if he gains the trust of the international community by remaining accountable for his actions.

Ideas for Modernizing the Rules-based International Order

June 17, 2019 | Chatham House

In this 2019 edition of Chatham House Expert Perspectives, nineteen essays identify areas where the current sets of rules, institutions, and mechanisms for peaceful international cooperation are falling short and presents ideas for reform.

The US and the Iran Nuclear Deal: Rejoining Is Wiser than Destroying

May 8, 2019 | European Leadership Network

Eighteen European think tank directors and founders issued a joint call to the United States in a bid to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. They argue that President Trump’s decision to withdraw has been harmful in several respects.