Instituto Per Gli Studi di Politica Internazionale
No. 14, Jun 2010
Asean Integration - Scope and Limits
There has been a frenetic growth in international and regional organization (both in terms of the growth of institutionalized fora, as well as attempts to establish some sort of region-wide order) in Asia throughout the 1990s and into the first decade of the 21st century. Are they a sign of Asia’s budding regional order – one that is characterized by the rise of indigenous great powers (es-pecially that of China and India) – alongside that of US-led alli-ance systems?1 The core of “East Asia” today is generally ac-cepted to consist of the 10 Southeast Asian members of ASEAN, and the Northeast Asian states of China, Japan and Korea.
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