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Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) regime in East Asian waters : military and intelligence-gathering activities, marine scientific research (MSR) and hydrographic surveys in an EEZ
Military and intelligence-gathering activities, MSR and hydrographic surveys in an EEZ are problematic and controversial issues. There are at least two reasons for this situation. Firstly, the unresolved ...
Framework for autonomy in Southeast Asia's plural societies
Perhaps drawing inspiration from the success of East Timnor in separating from Indonesia, post-Cold War Southeast Asia faces a resurgence of ethnic strife. Ethnic mobilization, with its threat to the integrity of the ...
The East Asian experience : the poverty of "picking winners"
Many leaders in Africa argue that East Asia's success in economic growth and development is due to special prowess in "picking winners". That is, the state is assumed to have adequately identified future growth areas and ...
Politics, pluralism and the polls : a changing scenario?
The March 8 general election in Malaysia is significant in many ways. It is also about and old rivalry between Abdullah Badawi and Anwar Ibrahim and what they represent. Both have much at stake. Abdullah will succeed if ...
Seeking security in the dragon's shadow : China and Southeast Asia in the emerging Asian order
This paper examines China's changing security relations with Southeast Asia. It begins by highlighting the growing complexity of the relationship, marked by conflicting pulls of cooperation and rivalry. This is followed ...
Comprehensive security and resilience in Southeast Asia : ASEAN's approach to terrorism and sea piracy
This paper explores how the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has sought since 9/11 and the Bali Bombings to tackle the threats of terrorism and sea piracy. It claims that ASEAN has applied its traditional ...