Is Minilateralism the Future of the Indo-Pacific?
March 29, 2022 — A roundtable discussion ponders the future of "minilateralism" — smaller groupings of like-minded countries — in the Indo-Pacific. Participants included Brian Harding, senior expert at the U.S. Institute of Peace; Mie Oba, professor at the faculty of law, Kanagawa University; Thitinan Pongsudhirak, professor and director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University; and Pou Sothirak, executive director of the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace. Elina Noor, director, political-security affairs and deputy director of the Washington, D.C. office at the Asia Society Policy Institute moderated the conversation. (1 hr., 12 min.)