Democratization, National Identity, and Foreign Policy in Asia: Lessons from Mongolia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Myanmar

Introduction

The fate of democratization in Asia in the post-Cold War era has been closely identified with four cases: Mongolia, the exemplar in inner Asia of establishing—in the shadow of Russia and China—a bona fide democratic system; Indonesia, the principal test case of a major, Moslem-majority country switching to the path of democratization; Malaysia, proof that democracy can weather the excesse..

Gilbert Rozman