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2014

Japan's Courtship of ASEAN Doomed to End in Tears?
Dylan Loh Ming Hui, East Asia Forum, 21 February 2014

Abe Calls on the World to Stand Up to "Bullying" Beijing
Benjamin Ho, The Nation (Thailand), 8 February 2014

            This article also appeared as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (27 January 2014).

South Korea's Foreign Policy in 2013: Building Trust in East Asia
Sarah Teo, E-International Relations, 6 February 2014

Myanmar's ASEAN Opportunity
Dyan Loh Ming Hui, New Straits Times, 2 February 2014

When a Small Manoeuvre on Capitol Hill is a Big Deal to Asia
Deborah Elms, The Straits Times, 30 January 2014

Is ASEAN a Pipe Dream?
Farish A Noor, The Straits Times, 1 January 2014

2013

Momentum Brings Flash of Hope for WTO
Oh Ei Sun, Global Times, 16 December 2013

Bali Deal Process Highlights WTO's Fractured Nature
Deborah Elms, The Straits Times, 10 December 2013

Complacency A Risk to Reform
Pradumna B Rana, Dawn.com, 2 December 2013

            Versions of this article also appeared in China Daily (25 November 2013), East Asia Forum (15 November 2013) and as part of the RSIS                            Commentaries series (21 October 2013).

China's Overture to Cement Ties with ASEAN
Yang Razali Kassim, The Straits Times, 12 October 2013

           This article also appeared as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (11 October 2013).

ASEAN-China Economic Ties Serve All Sides
Oh Ei Sun, Global Times, 16 September 2013

ASEAN's Security Needs Mature Involvement from Great Powers
Oh Ei Sun, Global Times, 6 September 2013

South Asia Needs Phase Two of 'Look-East' Policies
Pradumna B Rana and Chia Wai-Mun, Economic and Political Weekly, 31 August 2013

ADMM-Plus: Talk Shop or Key to Asia-Pacific Security?
Tan See Seng, Bangkok Post (Thailand), 27 August 2013

            This article also appeared as A Farewell to Grandiosity? Practical Cooperation and the ADMM-Plus (PacNet #65, 13 August 2013).

Asian Defence Talks Take Modest Turn
Anit Mukherjee, The Diplomat, 22 August 2013

A More Open and Inclusive TPP Benefits All
Ei Sun Oh, Global Times (China), 29 July 2013

Myanmar's Religious Violence Threatens Southeast Asia
Eliane Coates, Today, 2 July 2013

           This article also appeared as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (26 June 2013).

Xanana Gusmao, Timor Leste and Regional Politics
Fitri Bintang Timur, The Jakarta Post, 17 June 2013

Re-opening the Silk Road
Pradumna B Rana, The Business Times Weekend, 18-19 May 2013

Boosting Maritime Security Cooperation
Koh Swee Lean Collin, The Straits Times, 18 May 2013

           This article also appeared as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (17 May 2013).

Renewed Resolve: Treading the Path of Peaceful Development
Benjamin Ho and Oh Ei Sun, The Nation (Thailand), 8 May 2013

ASEAN Market Integration A Tough Call for Members
Julius Caesar I Trajano, Asia Times Online, 8 May 2013

Can ASEAN Be Turned Into a Pop Icon?
Farish A Noor, The Straits Times, 1 May 2013

The New Silk Roads: Reviving the Old India-Nepal-China Connectivity
Pradumna B Rana, Nepali Times, 24 April 2013

Abe's TPP Strategy: Overcoming Domestic Division via Reform
Theresa Robles, The Nation (Thailand), 24 April 2013

           This article also appeared as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (9 April 2013).

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula: Will Park's Trustpolitik Work?
Sarah Teo, Eurasia Review, 8 April 2013

The Need for a Second Round of 'Look East' Policies in South Asia
Pradumna B Rana and Chia Wai Mun, Vox, 1 April 2013

        A related article appeared as South Asia's 'Look East' Looking Good (The Business Times, 4 April 2013)

Between a Fluid Region and a Hard State
Farish A Noor, The Malaysian Insider, 4 March 2013

ASEAN and EU Regional Identity Building: What Went Wrong?
Mario Masaya, The Jakarta Post, 16 February 2013

The Human Bridge across ASEAN
Farish A Noor, The Straits Times, 16 January 2013

New Japanese Premier's First Foreign Trip: Why Southeast Asia?
Bhubhindar Singh, The Nation (Thailand), 16 January 2013

           This article also appeared as Abe's First Overseas Trip: Why Southeast Asia? (RSIS Commentaries,  11 December 2012).

2012

China's New Leadership: Can the World Expect Any Reforms?
Benjamin Ho and Liu Liu, The Nation (Thailand), 17 December 2012

           This article also appeared as China's New Leadership: How Reformist Can It Be? (RSIS Commentaries,  11 December 2012).

North Korean Rocket Launch Could Unite Neighbours
Sarah Teo, The Straits Times, 14 December 2012

          This article also appeared as North Korea's Rocket Launch: Opportunity for Regional Cooperation? (RSIS Commentaries, 13 December 2012).

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: ASEAN and the South China Sea
Alan Chong and Emrys Chew, The Nation (Thailand), 3 December 2012

          This article also appeared in MaritimeSecurity.Asia (7 December 2012) and as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (30 November 2012).

Sea Dispute a Test of China's Ties with ASEAN
Barry Desker, The Straits Times, 3 December 2012

          A version of this article also appeared as Defusing Tensions in the South China Sea (RSIS Commentaries, 3 December 2012).

Can ASEAN Be the Mousedeer?
Yang Razali Kassim, Today, 30 November 2012

          A version of this article also appeared as East Asia Summit 2012: Power Game in Asia Unfolds (RSIS Commentaries, 3 December 2012).

Rohingya Plight Hurts Group's Credibility
Yang Razali Kassim, Today, 12 November 2012

A version of this article also appeared as Plight of the Rohingya: ASEAN Credibility Again at Stake in Salem-News.com (13 November 2012)
and as part of the
RSIS Commentaries series (6 November 2012).

Stability in Northeast Asia Requires Defence Diplomacy
Bhubhindar Singh, The Nation (Thailand), 10 November 2012

This article also appeared as Stability in Northeast Asia: Bolstering Defence Diplomacy in the East Asia Forum (13 November 2012) and as
part of the RSIS Commentaries series (5 November 2012).

Revisiting ASEAN's Pirate Past
Farish A Noor, The Straits Times, 24 October 2012

The Case for IMF Quota Reform
Pradumna B Rana, Council on Foreign Relations, 11 October 2012

Fixing the Flaws in the Eurozone
Pradumna B Rana, Business Times Singapore, 29 September 2012

This article also appeared as Misdiagnosing the Eurozone Crisis: Perspectives from Asia (Vox, 22 September 2012), Eurozone Crisis: Will Fiscal Reforms Be Enough (The Nation [Thailand], 20 September 2012 and RSIS Commentaries, 13 September 2012) .

Russia Looks to Boost Its Asia-Pacific Credentials
Barry Desker, Today, 6 September 2012

ASEAN and China: Navigating Turbulent Waters Ahead
Yang Razali Kassim, The Nation (Thailand), 25 August 2012

ASEAN Resentful at Chinese 'Interference'
Yang Razali Kassim, Global Times, 15 August 2012

Negotiating the Perilous New World of Cyber Frontiers
Benjamin Ho and Jennifer Yang Hui, The Nation (Thailand), 4 August 2012

            A version of this article also appeared as Negotiating the World's Cyber Frontier (RSIS Commentaries, 30 July 2012).

North Korea: Real Reform or Cosmetic Change?
Sarah Teo, Lianhe Zaobao, 2 August 2012

            A version of this article also appeared as North Korea: Regime Reform or Just Cosmetic Change? (The Nation, 31 July 2012) and as part of the                 RSIS Commentaries series (26 July 2012).

ASEAN Buffeted by Choppy China Waters
Benjamin Ho and Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto, Global Times, 2 August 2012

Myanmar and North Korea: Birds of a Feather on Different Paths?
Kyaw San Wai and Ong Suan Ee, The Nation (Thailand), 30 July 2012

This article also appeared in Asia News Network (30 July 2012) and as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (27 July 2012).

ASEAN Way Fails in South China Sea Dispute
Tan Seng Chye, Australian Financial Review, 19 July 2012

Balancing Old Norms and the New
Joel Ng, Today, 13 July 2012

Examining Rio+20's outcome
Ong Suan Ee, Council on Foreign Relations, 5 July 2012

After Rio+20
Ong Suan Ee, The Diplomat, 29 June 2012

A version of this article also appeared as After Rio+20: What is the 'Future We Want'? in Singapore International Energy Week (27 June 2012)
and as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (26 June 2012).

Time to Consolidate FTAs
Pradumna B Rana, Business Times, 27 June 2012

A Region-wide Free Trade Agreement in Asia
Pradumna B Rana, Vox, 25 June 2012

A version of this article also appeared as Towards a Region-wide FTA in Asia: Whither the Trilateral FTA? (RSIS Commentaries, 8 June 2012).

Many Lessons From African Union and ASEAN Responses to Crisis
Joel Ng, Walter Lotze and Andreas Stensland, Jakarta Globe, 8 June 2012

This article also appeared as Global Norms in Regional Institutions: Lessons from the African Union and ASEAN (RSIS Commentaries, 8 June 2012).

The Korean Peninsula and Sino-US Relations: Implications and Prospects
Ong Suan Ee, China-US Focus, 30 May 2012

The Next Steps in ASEAN+3 Monetary Integration
Pradumna B Rana, Vox, 27 May 2012

A version of this article also appeared as Monetary Integration in ASEAN+3: The Next Steps (RSIS Commentaries, 15 May 2012).

Towards Monetary Integration in ASEAN
Pradumna B. Rana, Business Times, 23 May 2012

What of Sino-North Korean Relations?
Ong Suan Ee, Korea Joongang Daily, 11 May 2012

A version of this article also appeared as A Friend in Need: What Future for Sino-North Korea Relations? (RSIS Commentaries, 3 May 2012).

Beijing Under Seige?
Benjamin Ho and Liu Liu, The Diplomat, 7 May 2012

Deciphering North Korea
Ong Suan Ee, The Diplomat, 26 April 2012

Seoul Nuclear Security Summit: Back to the Drawing Board
Benjamin Ho, The Nation (Thailand), 11 April 2012

A version of this article also appeared as Back to the Nuclear Drawing Board (The Diplomat, 30 March 2012) and as Seoul Nuclear Summit: Back to the Drawing Board (RSIS Commentaries, 3 April 2012).

Can North Korea Be Trusted?
Ong Suan Ee, The Diplomat, 13 March 2012

ASEAN Centrality: A Year of Big Power Transitions
Benjamin Ho, East Asia Forum, 6 March 2012

A version of this article also appeared as part of the RSIS Commentaries series (20 February 2012).

Global Insider: Seeking Regional Stability, Singapore Deepens US Ties
See Seng Tan, World Politics Review, 28 February 2012

The Road to Rio+20
Ong Suan Ee, The Diplomat, 1 February 2012

          A version of this article also appeared as The Road to Rio+20: Ambitious Goals for Sustainable Development? (RSIS Commentaries, 16 February               2012).

Asia's Nuclear Footprints
Benjamin Ho, The Diplomat, 11 Jan 2012