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ASEAN@50 (Selected opeds on ASEAN by Amitav Acharya)

·       "Is ASEAN Losing Its Way?" YaleGlobal, September 24, 2015

·       “Doomed by Dialogue? Will ASEAN Survive Great Power Rivalry in Asia?”, ASAN Forum, June 29, 2015

·       "The End of ASEAN Centrality," Asia Times Online, (August 8, 2012).

·       "ASEAN and Myanmar," GWU Rising Powers Policy Brief, (April 2012).

·       "ASEAN's Dilemma: Courting Washington without Hurting Beijing," Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 133, (October 18, 2011).

·       "Will ASEAN thrive in 2030?" The Jakarta Post, (February 14, 2011)

·       "How ASEAN Can Tackle Crises," The Straits Times, (July 19, 2006).

·       "ASEAN and GCC: So Similar Yet So Different," The Straits Times, (January 4, 2006)

·       "Challenges for an ASEAN Charter," The Straits Times, (October 24, 2005).


Op-Eds and Commentaries (2014-present)

"The emerging powers can be saviours of the global liberal order", Financial Times, 19 Jan 2017.  Access here both English and Mandarin texts 

"Donald Trump as President: Does It Mark a Rise of Illiberal Globalism?", YaleGlobalOnline:  22 Jan 2017

"Building Asian Security," East Asia Forum, January 24, 2016 (also appears as "Asia Needs New Approach to Regional Security," Australian Financial Review, January 24, 2016

“Doomed by Dialogue? Will ASEAN Survive Great Power Rivalry in Asia?”, ASAN Forum, June 29, 2015

“How the two big ideas of the post-Cold War era failed”, MonkeyCage, Washington Post, June 24, 2015

“No Need to Fear the AIIB,” The Straits Times (Singapore), 19 June 2015 

“Alternative Regional Institutions in Asia,” Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs, Vol. 2 No. 1 (Spring/Summer 2015), 3-6

“Avoiding the Struggle for Mastery in Asia,” Harvard Asia Quarterly, Vol.16, No.2 (2014), pp.  19-25

"From Yudhoyono to Jokowi: Can Indonesia keep rising?", New Mandala, 27 October 2014

“Why Indonesia Matters,” Strategic Review, The Indonesian Journal of Leadership, Policy and World Affairs, Vol.4, No.4 (October-December 2014),61-68  

"How to Win Over Neighbours and Influence a Multiplex World", Times of India (Sunday), January 25, 2014

“The Debate: Is the US in Decline?”, The World Today, (August/September 2014)

“Six reasons China’s rise won’t trigger a world war, as Germany’s had done a century ago” The Times of India (June 28, 2014)

“The Obama Doctrine and Indonesia”, The Jakarta Post (June 27, 2014).

“Unipolar No More: The Obama Doctrine and the Emerging Powers” War on the Rocks (June 19, 2014)

“The end of American world order”, The Hindu (May 29, 2014).

"Narrowing the Academia-Policy Divide in International Relations," East Asia Forum, (May 20, 2014)

"International Studies: A Dying Discipline?" World Policy Blog, (May 2, 2014)


Op-Ed Archive (1990-2013)


Academic Articles (Published)

"Can Asia Lead? Power Ambitions and Global Governance in the Twenty-First Century," International Affairs, Volume 87, Issue 4, (July 2011): 851–869.



For a list of all publications, please see my vitae (attached below)

Short Essays & Op-Eds (Latest)