The blockage to forming AEC is also a security and cultural issue
About Anthony Milner
Anthony Milner is an historian specializing on Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia and Indonesia. After having been the Director of the Academy of the Social Sciences project on ‘Australian-Asian Perceptions’, he also became increasingly involved in research and Track II activity related to Australian engagement in the Asian region. He was Dean of Asian Studies 1996-2005, and has held visiting appointments at The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, the National University of Singapore, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Humboldt University and the National University of Malaysia. He was educated at Monash University and Cornell University.