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South East Asia

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Each setback to peace in the southern Philippines has encouraged more radical insurgents.

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A hollow response to the Marawi siege could invite a new terrorist wave across Southeast Asia.

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National strategic interests have taken precedent over the suffering of hundreds of thousands.

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By silencing the opposition, Prime Minister Hun Sen faces little opposition at next year’s election.

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De facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been conspicuously quiet about the violence in Rakhine State.

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China’s cooperation with ASEAN for a code of conduct is a stalling tactic—and it’s working.

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The ongoing siege in the Philippines highlights the region’s deeper counterterrorism problems.

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Chinese investment in Myanmar is making the government nervous – but it can’t ignore the assistance.

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The US is re-engaging with South East Asia but China may already have greater influence.

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The success of political Islam in Jakarta’s gubernatorial election bodes ill for Indonesian pluralism.