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Rohingya refugee crisis pushes ASEAN to the edge

As Myanmar and Bangladesh limp toward implementing a bilateral agreement to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is deadlocked on how to respond to the region’s greatest humanitarian crisis in a generation. Recent headlines underscore the 10-member grouping’s stubborn inability to forge a collective and meaningful position. […]

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