ASEAN counterterrorism deal spurs calls for action

Diplomats are welcoming universal ratification of ASEAN's counterterrorism convention. But one analyst says the pact is long overdue.

By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta

March 12, 2013


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