Accession Number : ADA304940

Title :   ASEAN: From Regional Experiment to Viable Alliance.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Cima, Ronald ; Darkoe, Warren W.

PDF Url : ADA304940

Report Date : MAY 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 159

Abstract : This study surveys the historical development and current status of economic and military cooperation among the six member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and discusses the possibility of ASEAN's evolving into a regional defense alliance. Data on the foreign relations of ASEAN are presented, as is information on the geography, demography, economy, and military capabilities of each of the ASEAN nations.

Descriptors :   *POLITICAL ALLIANCES, *SOUTHEAST ASIA, MILITARY OPERATIONS, ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, POLICIES, NATIONAL SECURITY, INVESTMENTS, INTERNATIONAL POLITICS, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), STRATEGIC ANALYSIS, MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), DEMOGRAPHY, POPULATION, MILITARY CAPABILITIES, GEOPOLITICS, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, CONFLICT, MILITARY EXERCISES, TACTICAL ANALYSIS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, COOPERATION, BALANCE OF POWER, INFLATION(ECONOMICS), ECONOMIC WARFARE.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE