Southeast Asian Countries Warm to US-Proposed Freeze on South China Sea Land Reclamation
August 05, 2015
Southeast Asian Countries Warm to US-Proposed Freeze on South China Sea Land Reclamation
A proposal first aired in 2014 is gaining new traction as tensions rise in the South China Sea.
Southeast Asian Countries Warm to US-Proposed Freeze on South China Sea Land Reclamation
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
May 15, 2015
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
Up to 10,000 refugees may be adrift off the coast of Southeast Asian states without food or water.
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
Sure, TPP Is 'Win-Win'... Unless You Care About Human Rights
May 12, 2015
Sure, TPP Is 'Win-Win'... Unless You Care About Human Rights
The Trans-Pacific Partnership won't do much to improve the human rights situation in Asia.
Sure, TPP Is 'Win-Win'... Unless You Care About Human Rights
Reclamation, Arbitration, Competition: South China Sea Situation Report
May 09, 2015
Reclamation, Arbitration, Competition: South China Sea Situation Report
The Diplomat's editors discuss recent events in the South China Sea.
Reclamation, Arbitration, Competition: South China Sea Situation Report
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
April 22, 2015
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
The MSR is designed to pacify neighboring countries threatened by China’s territorial claims, but will it work?
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
Malaysian Peacekeepers Could Face Toughest Challenge Yet
March 04, 2015
Malaysian Peacekeepers Could Face Toughest Challenge Yet
The country’s armed forces chief signals rough road ahead for peace monitors.
Malaysian Peacekeepers Could Face Toughest Challenge Yet
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
November 20, 2014
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
This has not been a good year for Southeast Asian democracy.
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
September 19, 2014
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
The notion that Malaysia may offer the U.S. Navy a base for surveillance aircraft is laughable.
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
May 14, 2014
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
It’s time for the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei to resolve their own territorial disputes.
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
Reviewing Obama’s Trip to Asia
April 30, 2014
Reviewing Obama’s Trip to Asia
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Jonathan Pollack, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about Obama’s goals for the trip, and the major events at each of his stops.
Reviewing Obama’s Trip to Asia
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
April 18, 2014
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
Malaysia and Turkey signed a Free Trade Agreement that is expected to boost trade to $5 billion by 2018.
Malaysia, Turkey Sign Free Trade Agreement
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
March 12, 2014
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
In their third podcast, the U.S. team discusses MH370 and the geopolitics of Afghanistan following NATO's withdrawal.
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
'Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick’: What is Malaysia Playing At?
February 28, 2014
'Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick’: What is Malaysia Playing At?
Malaysia and China have had maritime run-ins with mixed results. What is Malaysia's endgame in the South China Sea?
'Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick’: What is Malaysia Playing At?
How Corrupt is the Indo-APAC Region in 2013?
December 04, 2013
How Corrupt is the Indo-APAC Region in 2013?
Transparency International's 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index doesn't give Indo-APAC watchers much reason to celebrate.
How Corrupt is the Indo-APAC Region in 2013?
China and Malaysia To Hold Maritime Exercises: What Gives?
November 15, 2013
China and Malaysia To Hold Maritime Exercises: What Gives?
China and Malaysia will conduct their first military exercises next year.
China and Malaysia To Hold Maritime Exercises: What Gives?
How 'Fat Leonard' Scammed the US Navy
November 09, 2013
How 'Fat Leonard' Scammed the US Navy
Glenn Francis Leonard recruited US Naval officers as moles.
How 'Fat Leonard' Scammed the US Navy
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