What are the main non-traditional security issues facing Southeast Asia today, and how can the US play a constructive role in helping countries in this region deal with these issues? Analyst Courtney Weatherby explains.
Courtney Weatherby is a research analyst with the Southeast Asia and the Energy, Water, & Sustainability programs at the Stimson Center. Her research centers around sustainable development, resource management, and geopolitics in Southeast Asia, with particular focus on China’s investment in regional infrastructure and food-water-energy issues. She is the lead author on Mekong Power Shift and a co-author of the other three briefs in the Letters from the Mekong series. Ms. Weatherby holds a M.A. in Asian studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a B.A. in East Asian studies with honors from Dickinson College. She previously worked at Stimson as a research associate and interned at the Center for Strategic International Studies, the U.S. State Department, and Human Rights Watch.