Asian Voices: Promoting Dialogue Between the US and Asia─ASEAN's Evolving Regionalism: Promise or Peril?
|Regular Projects/Special Funds||The Sasakawa Peace Foundation|
|Author/Editor||SPF-USA Ahmad Zakaria|
Will ASEAN still play a vital role as a regional organization, especially after the fallout of the 1997 ASEAN financial crisis? Discussion will focus on regional initiatives within ASEAN such as the ARF (and possibly the AFTA process) and the extra-regional developments such as 'ASEAN Plus Three' and ASEM. In addition, factors relating to political developments within ASEAN will also be raised.