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When Will Trilateral Patrols in the Sulu Sea Begin?
March 10, 2017
When Will Trilateral Patrols in the Sulu Sea Begin?
Actually operationalizing such patrols, once agreed, is the challenging part.
When Will Trilateral Patrols in the Sulu Sea Begin?
Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Visits Singapore
March 10, 2017
Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Visits Singapore
Trip reaffirms the importance of a challenging defense relationship for both sides.
Indonesia’s New Air Force Chief Visits Singapore
Is Indonesia Choosing the Indian Ocean Rim Association Over ASEAN?
March 09, 2017
Is Indonesia Choosing the Indian Ocean Rim Association Over ASEAN?
Indonesia's substantial involvement in IORA signifies a stage of crisis for ASEAN.
Is Indonesia Choosing the Indian Ocean Rim Association Over ASEAN?
Malaysia’s New Terror Centers in Its Islamic State War
March 07, 2017
Malaysia’s New Terror Centers in Its Islamic State War
Understanding what new institutions the Southeast Asian state is setting up.
Malaysia’s New Terror Centers in Its Islamic State War
New Zealand Eyes Deeper ASEAN Ties Amid Terror Fight
March 06, 2017
New Zealand Eyes Deeper ASEAN Ties Amid Terror Fight
A recent trip by the attorney general highlights the priority Wellington places on engaging Southeast Asia on counterterrorism.
New Zealand Eyes Deeper ASEAN Ties Amid Terror Fight
The Importance of Timor-Leste's 2017 Elections
March 04, 2017
The Importance of Timor-Leste's 2017 Elections
The March 20 presidential election in particular is a big test for the young country.
The Importance of Timor-Leste's 2017 Elections
Why Myanmar’s New Peace Process Is Failing
March 04, 2017
Why Myanmar’s New Peace Process Is Failing
So far, the NLD government efforts to end armed conflicts have failed.
Why Myanmar’s New Peace Process Is Failing
Duterte’s Wars Aren’t Working for the Philippines
March 03, 2017
Duterte’s Wars Aren’t Working for the Philippines
The beheading of a German hostage is the latest sign that his assaults on drugs and criminality have seen few gains.
Duterte’s Wars Aren’t Working for the Philippines
Malaysia, Saudi Arabia Step Up Terror Fight
March 03, 2017
Malaysia, Saudi Arabia Step Up Terror Fight
Terrorism continues to be a key area of cooperation between the two countries, despite lingering complications.
Malaysia, Saudi Arabia Step Up Terror Fight
Mismatched Expectations in Jokowi’s Maiden Visit to Australia
March 03, 2017
Mismatched Expectations in Jokowi’s Maiden Visit to Australia
Australia is concerned about the South China Sea; all Indonesia wants to talk about is economics.
Mismatched Expectations in Jokowi’s Maiden Visit to Australia
Where Are Malaysia’s New Warships in Its Military Modernization?
March 02, 2017
Where Are Malaysia’s New Warships in Its Military Modernization?
A look at where the country is in acquiring littoral combat ships for its navy.
Where Are Malaysia’s New Warships in Its Military Modernization?
The Cowardice of Aung San Suu Kyi
March 01, 2017
The Cowardice of Aung San Suu Kyi
Is The Lady still a champion of rights and democracy?
The Cowardice of Aung San Suu Kyi
Vietnam's Energy Exports Could Help Rebuild Ties With China
February 28, 2017
Vietnam's Energy Exports Could Help Rebuild Ties With China
Can oil and gas diplomacy be Vietnam's strategic map to re-establish normal relations with China?
Vietnam's Energy Exports Could Help Rebuild Ties With China
What Do the New Philippine Protests Mean for Duterte?
February 27, 2017
What Do the New Philippine Protests Mean for Duterte?
A closer look at what recent protests against the Philippine president signify.
What Do the New Philippine Protests Mean for Duterte?
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