Revealed: China Spies on India and ASEAN Member States
April 14, 2015
Revealed: China Spies on India and ASEAN Member States
A new report details cyberattacks of a sophisticated group of hackers with alleged ties to the Chinese government.
Revealed: China Spies on India and ASEAN Member States
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
March 20, 2015
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
The Diplomat's editors discuss Mongolia, Myanmar-China relations, and the South China Sea.
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
Singapore's Defense Budget Climbs 5.7 Percent
March 19, 2015
Singapore's Defense Budget Climbs 5.7 Percent
Singapore's defense minister is worried about hybrid warfare and wants to remake the military.
Singapore's Defense Budget Climbs 5.7 Percent
ASEAN Defense Ministers Sign Security Declaration
March 17, 2015
ASEAN Defense Ministers Sign Security Declaration
Focus placed on Islamic state and ongoing regional security proposals.
ASEAN Defense Ministers Sign Security Declaration
India's Got a Plan For South China Sea Disputes (And China Won't Like It)
March 11, 2015
India's Got a Plan For South China Sea Disputes (And China Won't Like It)
India's got a preferred solution for South China Sea disputes -- and it's not a surprise.
India's Got a Plan For South China Sea Disputes (And China Won't Like It)
ASEAN Is Not a Security Community (Yet)
March 10, 2015
ASEAN Is Not a Security Community (Yet)
Has the bloc really been the force for peace in the region that some claim?
ASEAN Is Not a Security Community (Yet)
ASEAN Has Some of World’s Tightest Religious Controls
March 03, 2015
ASEAN Has Some of World’s Tightest Religious Controls
A report finds the region has some of the world’s worst religious restrictions.
ASEAN Has Some of World’s Tightest Religious Controls
Why Hasn't Maritime Multilateralism Worked in Southeast Asia?
February 24, 2015
Why Hasn't Maritime Multilateralism Worked in Southeast Asia?
Asian maritime disputes stem from deeply entrenched national interests.
Why Hasn't Maritime Multilateralism Worked in Southeast Asia?
ASEAN Has World’s Worst Elections
February 20, 2015
ASEAN Has World’s Worst Elections
A new report has some pretty bad news for the region on this score.
ASEAN Has World’s Worst Elections
China Nixes South China Sea Discussions at Defense Meeting
February 18, 2015
China Nixes South China Sea Discussions at Defense Meeting
Once again, China is trying to block multilateral discussions over the South China Sea.
China Nixes South China Sea Discussions at Defense Meeting
What is ASEAN Community 2015 All About?
February 13, 2015
What is ASEAN Community 2015 All About?
ASEAN should convey clearly exactly what its community-building this year is all about.
What is ASEAN Community 2015 All About?
Could East Asia's Weak Institutions Be a Blessing in Disguise?
February 07, 2015
Could East Asia's Weak Institutions Be a Blessing in Disguise?
East Asia's multilateral institutions -- from ASEAN to APEC -- are generally weak. This might be a good thing.
Could East Asia's Weak Institutions Be a Blessing in Disguise?
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
January 23, 2015
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam are all striving to bolster their maritime capabilities.
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
The U.S. and China’s Competing FTA’s During APEC
November 07, 2014
The U.S. and China’s Competing FTA’s During APEC
The U.S. is uninterested in ceding power in a more comprehensive regional trade agreement.
The U.S. and China’s Competing FTA’s During APEC
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
October 17, 2014
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
ASEAN navies are rapidly acquiring amphibious capabilities. Their intentions, however, remain unclear.
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
September 24, 2014
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
Serious weaknesses within ASEAN threaten the realization of the bloc’s regional project.
Why the ASEAN Economic Community Will Struggle
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