South East Asia Security Overview

January 2012
Thailand Defence & Security Report;Q1 2012, Issue 1, p27
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The article provides an overview of the national security of South East Asia. Some of the challenges that South East Asia will face in terms of security in the 2010s, include Islamist militancy, piracy, weak borders and rising competition between China and the U.S. It outlines some of the reasons for the importance of the Southeast Asian region in the global context. It discusses the vulnerability of Thailand to political instability.


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