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Indochina´s prospects for stability

Cao, K. (1994) Indochina´s prospects for stability. Contemporary Southeast Asia, 15 (4). pp. 385-406.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1355/CS15-4B
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Abstract

In the aftermath of a successful U.N.-supervised general election in Cambodia, Vietnam’s continued pursuit of a domestic liberalization policy and the increasingly positive overtures made by ASEAN, China and the United States to Hanoi have combined to reinforce the perception that a brighter outlook for Indochina is at hand. This article argues that there remain significant political- historical complexities that could threaten this outlook in the longer term. An assessment of Vietnam’s geopolitical history highlights the geostrategic obstacles to Indochina’s stability, growth and development. The article suggests one way of resolving these longstanding problems: The federalization of the Indochinese states. © 1994, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Asia Research Centre
Publisher: ISEAS Publishing
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/63493
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