Region | Indonesia and Southeast Asia

Map of Southeast Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Timor Leste and the Philippines.

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View our expert commentary and informed analysis on the latest developments in Southeast Asia.

The persistence of sexual violence in conflict: Ending the zero-sum approach

SARA E DAVIES AND JACQUI TRUE | Over twenty years ago, UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security… Read More

A Tale of Two Myanmars

ANDREW SELTH  |   As the civil war in Myanmar drags on, most foreign governments appear to have concluded that the military regime will survive… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #52

SOVINDA PO | The current political situation in Cambodia  Ahead of the national elections in July 2023, Cambodia has seen more political momentum… Read More

Myanmar’s intelligence war: The battle of wits and wiles against the junta

ANDREW SELTH  |   In one of the British army’s first primers on “small wars”, Charles Callwell wrote in 1896 that “in no class of warfare… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #51

SOVINDA PO | The outcomes of the 42nd ASEAN Summit   The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) convened the… Read More

Reeling in illegal fishing is crucial to Australia’s maritime security

MELISSA CONLEY TYLER, MICHAEL HEAZLE, JADE LINDLEY AND SHARON COWDEN | Combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU fishing) is… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #50

SOVINDA PO | Cambodia hosts the 32nd Southeast Asian Games  After more than 60 years, Cambodia is now hosting… Read More

AUKUS sets sail in the Indo-Pacific

PETER LAYTON | Australia’s acquisition of a replacement for its Collins class conventional submarine fleet is proving remarkably complicated. The 2009 Australian Defence White… Read More

Chinese spy bases on Myanmar’s Great Coco Island? Here we go again

ANDREW SELTH  |   A little history should help dampen some wild speculation about eavesdropping facilities in the Indian Ocean. On 31 March, Chatham House… Read More

Mekong River: Turning declaration into actions

ANDREA HAEFNER | Australia has been engaged in the Mekong region for decades, including supporting the Mekong River Commission. This support has been multi-faceted… Read More


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