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After 50th birthday: Boost ASEAN's own security web

  • Evan A. Laksmana
    Evan A. Laksmana

    Researcher at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Jakarta | Tue, August 8, 2017 | 08:24 am
After 50th birthday: Boost ASEAN's own security web A delegation led by Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu arrived at Tarakan Air Base in North Kalimantan on Sunday, June 18, 2017. In his visit, Ryamizard will attend a ceremony to launch a trilateral maritime patrol on Monday. (JP/Safrin La Batu)

PREMIUM Many analysts have written about ASEAN’s accomplishments and deficiencies over the past week. Some believe that ASEAN has fared well given its tumultuous Cold War history. Others think it isn’t doing enough on critical challenges like the South China Sea or North Korea. Such a “glass half full/half empty” debate is not surprising amid ASEAN’s golden anniversary. Bu...

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