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Picking Fights: Interpreting State Repression in Southeast Asia and Beyond

February 28, 2005

Often those who report or analyze state repression emphasize its intensity without exploring its logic.

Sovereignty or Suu Kyi? ASEAN's Burma Dilemma

October 7, 2003

Potentially the most divisive issue to be addressed at the upcoming summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Bali on October 7-8, 2003 concerns the membership of Burma....

Humanitarian Action and War

May 27, 2003

Mrs. Sadako Ogata assumed office as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on 18 February 1991.

Regimes of Truth, Mobs of Anger, Companies for Profit: Who Makes the News

May 1, 2003

Journalism in Southeast Asia is triply constrained. In a given country, the regime in power may impose censorship or induce self-censorship.

Why Governance Matters: Preventing Deadly Conflict in Indonesia and Burma

February 27, 2002

Indonesia has seen no respite from its turbulent politics, faltering economy, and simmering conflicts since mass pressure forced President Soeharto from office in 1998 after decades of...

United States-Vietnam Relations: From MIAs to Full Dialogue

February 24, 2001

Dennis Harter is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and a Foreign Service Officer (since 1966) specializing in Asian Affairs.

Burma: The Politics of Intransigence

April 21, 2000

Inside Burma, the armed forces have established a chokehold on political power unrivalled in the world.