Asean



Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Contemporary Examples

Focused on the Indian need for appearances, she de-hyphenated her visit from Pakistan and bracketed it with ASEAN.
How Hillary Won Over India M.J. Akbar July 26, 2009

Washington used to tell ASEAN, if we are going to talk, Myanmar has to leave the room.
Obama Does Delicate Dance on Historic Visit to Burma Lennox Samuels November 18, 2012

Clinton ends her foreign trip on the island resort of Phuket, Thailand, for an ASEAN meeting of Southeast Asian leaders.
Hillary on Center Stage Richard Wolffe July 16, 2009

It is about ASEAN [Association of Southeast Asian Nations, of which Burma is a member].
Obama Does Delicate Dance on Historic Visit to Burma Lennox Samuels November 18, 2012

No wonder that China, Japan, India, and the European Union have all lined up to create free trade pacts with ASEAN.
Why Obama Can Be Proud of Indonesia Reza Aslan November 9, 2010

The U.S. trade relationship with ASEAN is currently larger than it is with China.
Why Obama Can Be Proud of Indonesia Reza Aslan November 9, 2010

“For the record, this was not our understanding … we did not realize [this] would be translated into an ASEAN consensus,” he said.
Obama’s Southeast Asia Trip: ‘Last Trick’ to Contain China? Melinda Liu November 19, 2012

noun acronym
Association of Southeast Asian Nations

initialism for Association of South-East Asian Nations, formed 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand; since expanded to 10 nations.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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