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Director, Asian Power and Diplomacy Program
Lowy Institute
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Areas of ExpertiseGlobal politics; Geo-economics; Indo-Pacific diplomacy and security; Southeast Asian politics; Myanmar; Thailand

Asia Power Index

The Lowy Institute Asia Power Index is an analytical tool for sharpening debate on power in the Asia-Pacific. The Index ranks 25 countries and territories in terms of their power, reaching as far west as Pakistan, as far north as Russia, and as far into the Pacific as Australia, New Zealand, and the

Thailand poised for an orderly royal succession

The passing of an ailing octogenarian can never be truly unexpected. Yet the mood in Thailand is one of collective shock at the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch. Against this backdrop, the military transitional government of Prayut Chan-Ocha has begun