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A Tale of Two Myanmars
As the civil war in Myanmar drags on, most foreign governments appear to have concluded that the military regime will survive and that their own national interests dictate they should recognise it as the country’s government, writes Andrew Selth. Sham elections scheduled for later this year are likely to only highlight this attitude.
Asialink Webinar Series: Restoring Democracy in Thailand - Election Analysis
#AsialinkWebinarSeries on Thailand's recent national elections and the prospects of restoring democracy in the country.
The 50-year Transformation of Australia-Vietnam Relations
When Prime Minister Anthony Albanese visited Vietnam last weekend, he took an important symbolic step in a long history of consolidating bilateral relations. Carlyle A. Thayer reviews a remarkable transformation that in five decades turned Vietnam from enemy to valued friend and partner.
The Missing Piece of Youth in Australia-Vietnam Relations
Policies to engage Australian and Vietnamese youth is a vital missing ingredient in a bilateral relationship of growing significance, argue Grace Corcoran and Nina Anh McLean.
Vietnam’s Pragmatic Balancing Act
When the Prime Minister visits Hanoi this weekend, John McCarthy argues he will find a Vietnam focused on achieving a pragmatic balance in its foreign policy.