C. Raja Mohan (ORF): Emerging Geopolitical Trends and Security in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the People's Republic of China, and India (ACI) Region. Tran Truong Thuy (CESS): China, ASEAN, US in the South China Sea: Rebalancing the Triangle. Thanh Nguyen, Parmendra Sharma, and Eduardo Roca (Griffith): Rethinking the Role of the State in Finance: Some Lessons from Vietnam's “Socialist” System. Julie Le Baron on how a remote Laotian village became Asia's Cancun. Graham Allison and Robert D. Blackwill on Lee Kuan Yew, Grand Master of Asia. As owners are sought for unidentified photographs from Dutch Indonesia’s lost colony, Simon Kuper argues that western colonial nostalgia is finally being challenged by brutal facts. William Pesek on how the magazine-cover curse takes on a new meaning in Asia. Arc of Crisis 2.0: The sudden recognition of the Indian Ocean’s centrality is anything but a new phenomenon.