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Corpses and mass violence: an inventory of the unthinkable
Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus

Horror: Post Genocide Debates in Rwanda (London: Pluto Press, 2004). A. Y. Guillou, ‘An alternative memory of the Khmer Rouge genocide: the ritual treatment of the dead of the mass graves and the killing fields in the Cambodian villages’, South East Asia Research, 20:2 (2012) (special issue, Life After Collective Death in South East Asia), pp. 207–26. S. Garibian, ‘Derecho a la verdad. El caso argentino’, in R. C. Santiago & V. D. Carlos (eds), Justicia de transición: el caso de España (Barcelona: Institut Catala Internacional per la Pau, 2012). Hinton & O

in Human remains and mass violence
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Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby

, not only during the war but subsequently. New treaties for their mutual defence –​the Australia-​New Zealand-​United States (ANZUS) alliance 4 4 Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies and the South-​East Asian Treaty Organization (SEATO) –​meant Australia joined the United States in its war in Korea and became (with New Zealand) the only western ally of the United States in its war in Vietnam.23 That strategic dependence only increased in the era of satellite communication as the United States built ground bases in Australia to control and monitor US strategic

in Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies
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Jonathan Benthall

of power and stimulate business enterprise; and working at a local level to fortify grass-roots organizations, including women’s groups and zakat committees. As this book goes to press, the scale of trans-Mediterranean irregular migration and its consequences were finally becoming evident to all – with a parallel in South East Asia where the new ‘boat people’ in desperate

in Islamic charities and Islamic humanism in troubled times
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Peter Burnell

, notwithstanding growing middle-class interest in political reform in certain East Asian countries. At the same time the impact of international influences is found by most to be ambivalent, not least because of a widely-shared suspicion of the more adverse consequences of globalization and the hegemony of the neo-liberal economic agenda especially – and for women specifically (Rai). In contrast, there is the welcome contribution that international organizations’ pressures are making to greater transparency in governments’ management of the public finances, although national

in Democratization through the looking-glass
Obama, Trump and the Asia Pacific political economy
Michael Mastanduno

” with their own conceptions of regional or global order. It may compete or at times cooperate with those states but does not expect to incorporate them into its own order. Balance of power or hegemony? For roughly seventy years, the United States has resolved this fundamental grand strategic question. During the Cold War, successive US administrations pursued a global balancing strategy against the Soviet Union but embedded within it regional hegemonic strategies in Western Europe and East Asia. The latter included the creation of durable alliances and the re

in The United States in the Indo-Pacific
Fulvio Attinà

in the East Asia Summit (EAS) as well as in the enlarged meeting of ASEAN Defence Ministers. In that year, the East Asia Policy Guidelines were published by the Council of the EU to provide a broad orientation for the EU and the member states on the maritime and territorial disputes in East Asia. The Council did not take sides on the sovereignty issues and advocated diplomatic and peaceful conflict resolution according to international law, without any threat or use of force. Further landmarks of the EU engagement in the security of Asia are the EU’s strategic

in The European Union in the Asia-Pacific
Jeremy C.A. Smith

Islamicate civilisation throughout South-​East Asia influenced state formation particularly in sixteenth-​ century Indonesia and Malaysia, miles from the armies of the Safavid Empire. Arnason analytically separates ‘meaning’ from socio-​culture. He posits historically received ‘multiple constellations of meaning’ (2003: 294) or (following Nelson) ‘cues’ (2003:  149–​57), which contour the cultural ground for interpretation, communicability, conflict, dissonance and reflexivity. ‘Culture’ fluctuates more than many other civilisational analysts think, according to Arnason

in Debating civilisations
Martin Thomas

affect the strategic balance in South East Asia. Decoux’s sole option was to plead with General Sumita, head of the Japanese military mission to Hanoi, to exercise restraint. 16 Ultimately, the survival of Decoux’s administration hung by the slenderest of threads – the forbearance of Japanese officers in Indo-China and South China. 17 In his original talks with General

in The French empire at war 1940–45
Deepening ties and securitising cyberspace
Maryanne Kelton and Zac Rogers

Cape facilities and a modernised Kojarena Australian Defence Satellite Communication Station permitted a more extensive contribution to the US global interception system. 20 The location of these space surveillance and communication assets in Western Australia not only provided better surveillance north to China and through the increasingly contested reaches of maritime East Asia, but also served access to US and Australian operations out to the Middle East. These developments additionally contributed to Obama’s aim of securing stability in Iraq and Afghanistan

in The United States in the Indo-Pacific
Strategic reflections
Michael Reiterer

Enhanced Partnerships (European Commission, 2001)) or with sub-regions, for example Guidelines on the EU's Foreign and Security Policy in East Asia (Council of the EU, 2012), the 2015 Communication The EU and ASEAN: A Partnership with a Strategic Purpose (European Commission 2015), or with specific countries like the 2016 China Strategy (European Commission, 2016a) while on the Asian side only China has so far published two policy papers on the EU in 2003 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PRC, 2003) and in 2014 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PRC, 2014). The perceived

in The European Union in the Asia-Pacific