|ABMI (Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia), 40|
|Abu Sayaff Group (ASG), 51 , 53 ; |
|connections to international terrorists, 53–55 ;|
| illicit weapons purchases, 135 ;|
| Sipadan kidnapping, 55–56|
| separatist movement, 25–26|
|“Africanization” of the South Pacific, 9|
|AFTA (Free Trade Area), 207 , 211– 12 ;|
| and CER linkage, 212–14 , 217 , 220|
|Air pollution issues as source of conflict, 198|
|Al-Qaida, links to ASG, 53–55|
| trial of as example of compromised judiciary, 40–41|
|“Arc of instability,” 6–7|
|Archipelagic Southeast Asia, xvi|
|ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), 10 , 27 ;|
| central role of Indonesia, 175 ;|
| environmental issues importance, 192 ;|
| growing political instability in some members, 174 ;|
| “Manila Declaration,” 138–39; |
| relations with the U.S., 178 . |
|See also AFTA (Free Trade Area) |
|Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), 169 ;|
|Asian economic crisis (1997–1998): |
|impact on Australia, 207–9 ;|
| impact in Malaysia , 38–39 ;|
| impact on New Zealand, 210 ;|
| impact on regional security, 124–25 , 127|
|Asian financial crisis (1997–1998), xiii|
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: The Unraveling of Island Asia?Governmental, Communal, and Regional Instability.
Contributors: Bruce Vaughn - Editor.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 2002.
Page number: 223.
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