Category Archives: Southeast Asia

Feb 25 2013

Humanitarian Crisis looms in Kachin conflict: Implications for Myanmar’s reform process

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By Dr D. B. Alistair Cook, Visiting Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute.   Recent reports of reforms in Myanmar have been overwhelmingly positive. However there remain some serious concerns around them. The current conflict in Kachin state is … Continue reading

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Nov 21 2012

ASEAN leaders summit meetings 18-20 November, 2012.

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By Dr. Munir Majid, Visiting Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS.   There was plenty of activity around and at the summit meetings that ended in Phnom Penh on 20 November. And plenty of excitement – over the South China Sea … Continue reading

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Oct 2 2012

How International Aid for Drug Enforcement Fuels Human Rights Abuses

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  By Damon Barrett, Deputy Director of Harm Reduction International. It is increasingly clear that there is a fundamental lack of oversight of how international aid – provided by the US, Europe and the United Nations to poorer countries – … Continue reading

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