ASEAN Looks West: ASEAN and the Gulf Region

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  • Title
    ASEAN Looks West: ASEAN and the Gulf Region
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  • Author
    Herrmann, Wilfried A.
  • Page
    viii, 280 p. : ill., maps, charts
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  • Subjects
    ASEAN, APSC, AEC, ASEAN countries, regional cooperation, bilateral relations, national security, economic cooperation, economic development, maritime policy, nuclear proliferation, foreign trade, development projects, religious groups, ethnic groups, conflicts, violence, terrorism, energy security, economic relations, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Arab Gulf States, Arab countries, Middle East, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Viet Nam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Qatar, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India
Analyzes relationship between ASEAN and the Persian Gulf region in terms of interregional security and economic development. Introduces geopolitical strategic frameworks, covering Southern Asian Maritime Corridor (SAMCO) which ranges from Persian gulf countries, Southeast Asia, and South Asia, ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), ASEAN Socio-Cultural community, and nuclear proliferation concerns. Addresses major regional security issues, namely maritime issue religious fanaticism among Islamism, Buddhism and Hinduism and Afghanistan's ethnic insurgency. Deals with energy security and economic opportunities, covering Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline project, Iranian nuclear power, Iraq insurgency, bilateral relations between Qatar-ASEAN and Iran-ASEAN.


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