Aaron L. Connelly

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Aaron L. Connelly is a Research Fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute for International Policy, where he focuses on Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia and Myanmar, and the U.S. role in the region.

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2017/07/25 | Aaron L. Connelly

Indonesia's Name Games: The 'North Natuna Sea'

Rather than engaging in name games, Indonesia and other Southeast Asian states would be better off focusing on practical measures like building opposition to Chinese actions that violate international law.

2017/05/08 | Aaron L. Connelly

Trump’s Telephone Diplomacy Accelerates Southeast Asia’s Slide into Illiberalism

U.S. plays an important role in pressuring Southeast Asian governments not to abuse human rights, but under Trump, the pressure is off.