Type
Web site contribution
Title
ASEAN members can still have their cake and eat it too
In
East Asia Forum
Keywords
ASEAN, sovereignty, regional integration
Abstract
EN
In justifying his Brexit posture, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson explained that, when it comes to the EU ‘cake’, he was ‘pro having it and pro eating it’. ‘Cakeism’ also forms the approach of the ten ASEAN countries to their own regional arrangement. Unlike the European Union, however, membership of ASEAN has minimal cost to national sovereignty while also providing a veneer of regional solidarity to promote national interests...

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