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The Securitization Of Human Trafficking In Indonesia
This paper looks at the problem of human trafficking in Indonesia and the response by state and non-state actors to the problem. It specifically analyses the nature of securitizing the problem in Indonesia by looking at ...
Counter Ideology: Role of Media Relations
Muslim self-help groups doing counter ideological work play an important role. However, the work could be boosted with more support from the mainstream media. A group of journalists share their views on how self-help groups ...
China, Japan, South Korea: time for trilateralism?
Recent rapprochements in China-Japan and Japan-South Korea relations have raised hopes for a trilateral mechanism in dispute-torn Northeast Asia. If this reconciliation process is successful, it would serve as the first ...
Is Mas Selamat a rambo?
SINCE THE arrest of Mas Selamat on 1 April by the Malaysian Special Branch was revealed, we have been regaled by reports of his previous escapes from custody while under detention in Singapore and Indonesia.
Typhoon Kestana: Asia's Katrina
The devastation and catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Kestana on the Philippines’ capital Manila reflect a huge gap between rising vulnerabilities and preparedness at the national and regional levels. As more climate change ...
Musharraf's resignation: impact on Pakistan's role in the war on terror
Musharraf’s exit from the political scene is not going to make the campaign against religious extremism easier. The new leaders of Pakistan’s fragile coalition have to deal with, among other issues, disunity in their ranks ...
Love-Hate Relationship: Australia, Timor and a Rising China
Emerging security challenges in Asia are compelling the international community to take a hard look at their causes and implications on state and human security. Given the growing complexity of these challenges, responding ...
The "Asia-Pacific community" idea: what next?
Australian PM Kevin Rudd’s “Asia-Pacific Community” initiative has drawn mixed regional reactions. Notwithstanding its merits, the initiative should reconsider the prospects for a single institutional formula for the entire ...
ASEAN's human rights body: lessons from Helsinki
European regionalism offers not only lessons in economic integration for ASEAN, but in human rights as well. Many look to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) primarily for lessons in security ...
Recovering trade after a terrorist attack: the APEC way
Most counter-terrorism measures taken after 9-11 seek to prevent a terrorist attack. None have looked at how the US and its trading partners will recover from a terrorist attack. The APEC Trade Recovery Programme was ...