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November 14, 2018

Vietnam
Making U.S.-Vietnam Ties a Model for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

By adopting tougher regional strategic and economic measures with Vietnam, the Donald J. Trump administration could further convince Southeast Asian states to embrace the Free and Open Indo-Pacific c…

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January 18, 2017

Food and Water Security
Water and U.S. National Security

Overview Water and security concerns are inextricably linked in every region of the world. While shared interests have historically facilitated cooperation in managing water, the future could be d…

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October 20, 2016

Thailand
A New Approach to Thailand's Insurgency

Southern Thailand has faced a brutal insurgency since 2001. Today, there is a chance the insurgency will be infiltrated by ISIS, which has recruited over one thousand Southeast Asians.

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January 8, 2015

Southeast Asia
The Pivot in Southeast Asia

Overview Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick analyzes the effects of the Obama administration's pivot on Southeast Asia and argues that the United States should ref…

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May 28, 2014

Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia's Regression From Democracy and Its Implications

Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia Joshua Kurlantzick details the region's startling democratic regression, assesses the reasons behind this recent stagnation, examines the role of the United States, and offers recommendations for policy options to help support the foundations of democracy in Southeast Asia.

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November 14, 2012

Southeast Asia
ASEAN’s Future and Asian Integration

Overview In a region largely bereft of regional organizations, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been the most significant multilateral group in Asia for the past forty-five y…

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November 30, 2011

Myanmar
Conditional Normalization with Myanmar

Over the past year, Myanmar, ruled for five decades by the military, has undergone its most dramatic reforms in decades. A new civilian government has begun opening the economy, freeing political pri…

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July 29, 2010

Climate Change
After Copenhagen

Overview Climate change is the most difficult collective action problem the world has ever faced, yet global governance frameworks have failed to yield progress toward a solution. The Copenhagen c…

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September 22, 2011

China
Managing Instability on China’s Periphery

Overview China's growing global engagement and presence has increased the number of conceivable places and issues over which it could find itself at odds with the United States, but potential deve…

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