Asean Summit a success, but…

I wanted to concede that the 2017 Asean Summit was successful. In fact, if past summits were to be the benchmark, it succeeded in addressing many aspects of regional concerns. The Philippines as chair and host did a good job and could have trumpeted such an achievement but for one thorny issue which the summit failed to address squarely: the Rohingya crisis, the fly in the ointment in an otherwise fruitful confab.