Painful Reminder. More than two years after the tsunami, a large ship that washed ashore and destroyed houses nearly a mile from the ocean remains a symbol of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
Painful Reminder. More than two years after the tsunami, a large ship that washed ashore and destroyed houses nearly a mile from the ocean remains a symbol of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
(Photo by Kristin McHugh/Stanley Foundation)
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Policy Analysis
Asia’s New Security Environment
Facing nontraditional threats

Over the last decade, the dynamics that define the regional security environment in Southeast Asia have changed dramatically. The hope of a more stable and peaceful Asia after the end of the Cold War, premised on the expectations that the geopolitical and security tensions brought on by the Cold War overlay would finally come to pass, were short-lived. Instead, the region is confronted with both traditional and new security challenges emerging from a host of transnational...

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