This article examines the processes behind the evolution of preventive diplomacy in the ASEAN Regional Forum. The Forum's potential to establish meaningful preventive diplomacy mechanisms is likely to remain highly limited unless it departs from the rules of the “ASEAN Way” of institution building. This departure would only be a prerequisite, not a solution.
The Evolution of Preventive Diplomacy in the ASEAN Regional Forum: Problems and Prospects
Takeshi Yuzawa is a Research Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs, Tokyo. This article draws on parts of his forthcoming book, Japan's Security Policy and the ASEAN Regional Forum: The Search for Multilateral Security in the Asia-Pacific.
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Takeshi Yuzawa; The Evolution of Preventive Diplomacy in the ASEAN Regional Forum: Problems and Prospects. Asian Survey 1 October 2006; 46 (5): 785–804. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.5.785
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