September 8, 2017 2
Arresting the opposition leader on trumped-up charges of treason and closing a dissenting newspaper will cement Hun Sen's grip on power as Cambodia becomes even more autocratic.
September 4, 2017 2
Australia's treatment of East Timor has always been exploitative. Under the Turnbull government, nothing has changed.
September 1, 2017 11
Wars are always ended by some form of negotiated settlement. That means that, at some point, talking must be the answer.
August 30, 2017 11
Myanmar's Rohingya people have long been considered the most persecuted in the world and despite hopes for change with new political leadership it seems the same cruel story is set to play out yet again.
August 2, 2017 4
China and India both want to assert their dominance in Bhutan. And the dispute could end in bloodshed.
July 24, 2017 2
The surprise outcome of the elections was the rise of Khunto, which looks to have taken five seats.
July 21, 2017 3
To suggest that East Timor's democracy is "consolidated" or somehow a permanent feature of the political landscape might reflect a blinkered understanding of what it takes to retain a viable democracy.
July 14, 2017 3
Yes, Joko Widodo's decree against hardline Islamic groups is about stamping out terror-linked organisations. But it's also about saving his own political arse.
July 12, 2017 7
Though that's a long way off.
July 10, 2017 1
Can Hun Sen finally be ousted from Cambodia?