What is it about?

It is about how a state's changing foreign policy agenda affects a regional organization.

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Why is it important?

It examines changes in Philippine foreign policy and how they affect the ASEAN as a regional organization.


It calls for the need to reexamine the ASEAN's highly intergovernmental approach in addressing the security challenges in a changing Indo-Pacific region.

Distinguished University Professor Renato Cruz De Castro
De La Salle University Manila

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This page is a summary of: The Limits of Intergovernmentalism: The Philippines’ Changing Strategy in the South China Sea Dispute and Its Impact on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, July 2020, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1868103420935562.
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