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To what end, ASEAN?

  • Kevin HR Villanueva

Leeds, UK | Wed, May 23 2012 | 07:59 am

PREMIUM With the hype and fanfare settled over the recent 20th ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, the ASEAN Secretariat has turned its eyes back to the headquarters in Jakarta, and the 10 heads of state are safe and back to the daily grind of national politics.

But the summer respite leaves us wondering whether the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) genuinely offers benefits to member states....