TITLE

ASEAN Makes Progress, But Faces Hurdles

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2008, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article offers an analysis of the aim of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to make the body a rules-based organization. The author states that the ASEAN leaders aim for deeper integration modeled after the European Union (EU) to create a significant boost to the economy. The author also mentions the fundamental obstacles to integration and concludes that political will and ability to defy pressures will help the bloc to succeed.
ACCESSION #
27825391

 

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