Reference no: EM13859566
Select a current issue affecting Southeast Asia, such as the conflict in Timor-Leste (East Timor) or the religious tensions in the Philippines, and obtain facilitator approval.
The chosen topic is : Poverty and Income Inequality in Southeast Asia
Research the issue and prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper, addressing the following questions:
· Does the issue arise from political, economic, or cultural differences, or something else?
· Is the issue recent or does it have roots in the past? If so, what are its roots?
· How is the local government responding to the situation?
· How are the area's neighbors involved?
· What is the United States' position on the issue?