Menu
Account
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
June 10, 2017
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
The president needs a more comprehensive strategy if his administration is to make meaningful progress.
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
What Did the Vietnam Premier’s Japan Voyage Accomplish?
June 09, 2017
What Did the Vietnam Premier’s Japan Voyage Accomplish?
A closer look at Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s trip this week.
What Did the Vietnam Premier’s Japan Voyage Accomplish?
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
June 08, 2017
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
The arrival of the second OPV from Japan this year emphasizes Tokyo’s role in strengthening the Southeast Asian state’s capabilities.
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
How Nationalism Undermines ASEAN Integration
June 07, 2017
How Nationalism Undermines ASEAN Integration
The problem continues to haunt the grouping fifty years on.
How Nationalism Undermines ASEAN Integration
What’s in the New Australia-Singapore Cyber Pact?
June 07, 2017
What’s in the New Australia-Singapore Cyber Pact?
The two countries recently inked an MOU on cybersecurity.
What’s in the New Australia-Singapore Cyber Pact?
Hun Sen Scores Victory in Cambodia’s Commune Elections
June 06, 2017
Hun Sen Scores Victory in Cambodia’s Commune Elections
Preliminary results indicate an outcome that is boost for the ruling party and a blow to an embattled opposition.
Hun Sen Scores Victory in Cambodia’s Commune Elections
After the Commune Elections in Cambodia: What’s Next?
June 06, 2017
After the Commune Elections in Cambodia: What’s Next?
Can the CNRP reward voters' trust?
After the Commune Elections in Cambodia: What’s Next?
The Continuing Challenges of Myanmar's Peace Process
June 06, 2017
The Continuing Challenges of Myanmar's Peace Process
A federal army and secession are the two most contentious issues for Myanmar's ethnic groups.
The Continuing Challenges of Myanmar's Peace Process
Singapore Unveils New ASEAN Defense Initiatives Ahead of Chairmanship
June 05, 2017
Singapore Unveils New ASEAN Defense Initiatives Ahead of Chairmanship
At the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue, the city state revealed some of the proposals it will try to advance in 2018.
Singapore Unveils New ASEAN Defense Initiatives Ahead of Chairmanship
Marawi Siege: Testing the Philippines' Anti-Terror Law
June 02, 2017
Marawi Siege: Testing the Philippines' Anti-Terror Law
10 years after the law's passage, the violence in Mindanao highlights legal weaknesses.
Marawi Siege: Testing the Philippines' Anti-Terror Law
Thailand’s New Army Chief Makes First Singapore Visit
June 01, 2017
Thailand’s New Army Chief Makes First Singapore Visit
Chalermchai Sitthisad made his introductory trip to the city-state this week after taking over his new post late last year.
Thailand’s New Army Chief Makes First Singapore Visit
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
June 01, 2017
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
A look ahead at Asia’s premier annual security dialogue that kicks off this weekend in Singapore.
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
The New Philippine National Security Policy and the Asia-Pacific
June 01, 2017
The New Philippine National Security Policy and the Asia-Pacific
Despite Duterte's outreach to China, the latest National Security Policy still sees maritime disputes as the top concern.
The New Philippine National Security Policy and the Asia-Pacific
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
May 31, 2017
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
A closer look at how the move has impacted the wider pursuit of peace in the country’s south.
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
Hun Sen’s Rule in Cambodia Faces Test With Upcoming Polls
May 30, 2017
Hun Sen’s Rule in Cambodia Faces Test With Upcoming Polls
Results will determine how firm the strongman’s grip is over the country.
Hun Sen’s Rule in Cambodia Faces Test With Upcoming Polls
India’s Army Chief Visits Myanmar
May 30, 2017
India’s Army Chief Visits Myanmar
General Bipin Rawat is on a four-day trip to Naypyidaw to boost defense ties.
India’s Army Chief Visits Myanmar
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief