Asean: Seize initiative to act now on North-east Asia, South Asia

Asean has a strategic window of opportunity right now to act in a way that can cement its centrality in regional affairs, and showcase what an organised grouping can do for regional peace.

If it steps up, it has a chance to create a dynamic-changing possibility, however fragile and tentative, of a peace regime in North-east Asia and South Asia.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2019, with the headline 'Asean: Seize initiative to act now on N-E Asia, South Asia'. Subscribe