Bilateral cooperation programs for ing
intentions have influenced the defense policies and programs of some ASEAN states, many of the ASEAN states’ defense expenditures Bilateral defense cooperation is flexible and provides wide-ranging options. It allows any ASEAN partner to decide the type, time, and ing facilities in Brunei. 5 Review, modification, and improvement of programs in execution A review of RIAL bilateral cooperation activities shows some specific outcomes in terms of program improvement, but not to be ignored is the impact the RIAL workshops may have had in that regard. Bilateral cooperation The shift in focus brought by the 'Agenda for change' and in particular through its differentiation approach, resulted in the discontinuation, as from , of bilateral development aid to eight countries in Latin America and one in the Caribbean: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay, Venezuela.