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From 25 Years Ago: ASEAN Co-operation: Reconsidering Non-Involvement

Vol XXXIV, Nos 3–4 JANUARY 16–23, 1999

Vejai Balasubramaniam

Following decolonisation at the end of the second world war, the objective of securing national independence was the main concern of the countries in the region. Here, two factors – communism and the national ambitions of the newly independent states – came to be viewed as threats by governments in the region. These two factors provided the impetus for regional co-operation in ASEAN.

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Published On : 29th Jan, 2024

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