ASEAN has a critical role to play in the crisis facing the Rohingya people in Myanmar, with its annual summit over the weekend an opportunity to help. From the summit’s statement, it’s clear it didn’t.
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While the trigger of last Thursday’s tanker attacks is more than likely Iran, culpability for the wider state of affairs remains squarely in Washington. Further, since limited reprisal strikes will not resolve this crisis but only harden Iran's resolve, Washington should work to rebuild trust with Tehran.