Articles by Zachary Abuza

Thailand’s long-anticipated submarine deal has hit yet another snag

What maritime threat does Thailand face that surface ships cannot handle more effectively and cheaply?

Violence in Thailand’s Deep South

Will we see more violence from Deep South insurgents?

Two suspects in Thailand’s blasts

Why Malay insurgents and radical Red Shirts may be the culprits.

Hanoi’s hopes rise with China’s dashed nine-dash line

Why Vietnam is the big winner in the South China Sea ruling.

Duterte and prospects for Bangsamoro peace

Why the incoming president could harm a fragile peace process.

The school in the middle

Zachary Abuza on the madrassah behind Thailand's Islamic insurgency.

Jakarta and terrorism’s top dogs

Latest attack an attempt to create new leadership among Southeast Asia’s militants.

Vietnam’s draft media law

Media control a line in the sand for communist party conservatives.

Somyot Pumpanmuang, speaks to reporters about the Bangkok blast investigation in front of a popular go-go bar тАЬSuckersтАЭ . Photo: Royal Thai Police

Truth the latest victim in Bangkok blast

Case closed in Bangkok bombing; but it shouldn't be, writes Zachary Abuza.

Photo: crawah on flickr

Secrets and secession in Vietnam

Opaque politics open up ahead of 12th party leadership congress.

Vietnam’s rising repression

Clampdowns on dissent more targeted, smarter, writes Zachary Abuza.

Abdul Karim Khalib of the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) rebel group criticizes Thai тАЬcolonialismтАЭ in a six-minute video posted online 7 September. Photo from YouTube.

“Independence or martyrdom” in Thailand’s Deep South

Unfounded optimism for peace shot down by video message.