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Aung San Suu Kyi's uncertain fate
The woman at the centre of Myanmar’s crisis, State Counsellor Aung Sun Suu Kyi, has been jailed and cut off from supporters since the February coup. Veteran analyst Andrew Selth asks what lies ahead for the country’s most popular political figure.
Biden versus Trump in Southeast Asia: where the rubber meets the road
Expectations of the Biden Administration’s engagement with Southeast Asia are running high, but, like his predecessor, President Biden did not register any meetings or phone calls with Southeast Asian leaders in his first three months in office, writes Malcolm Cook.
ASEAN Summit on Myanmar and the 5-Point Consensus
On 24 April, ASEAN held a high-level summit to discuss the mounting crisis in Myanmar. It was the first foreign visit by Myanmar Junta Leader, Min Aung Hlaing, since the coup on 1 February, which has resulted in more than 700 deaths and the detention of more than 3,300 people.
Thailand: lost in litigation
Thailand was once a regional favourite for foreign investors – a status that has come under increasing challenge in recent years. As former intelligence agency analyst Craig Keating finds, a protracted legal saga over a failed Bangkok construction project offers some pointers as to why investors have been losing faith.
Rules-Based Order: what does the region think?
In this conclusion to a series of articles on the rules based order, the co-chairs of the Australian committee of CSCAP Tony Milner and Ric Smith assess the contributions of regional commentators and argue Australia must listen to, and heed, differences of opinion in Asia if any reform of the rules is to succeed.