Menu
Account
Why the First China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise Matters
October 22, 2018
Why the First China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise Matters
As the maritime field training component of the inaugural drills kick off this week, a look at the significance of the engagement.
Why the First China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise Matters
What’s in the New ASEAN Air Encounter Code?
October 22, 2018
What’s in the New ASEAN Air Encounter Code?
A closer look at the wider significance of a recent development.
What’s in the New ASEAN Air Encounter Code?
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
October 20, 2018
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
Democratic gains are being threatened by rising intolerance, new legislation, and emboldened conservative Islamic groups.
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
UK-Singapore Defense Ties in Focus With Air Force Chief Introductory Visit
October 18, 2018
UK-Singapore Defense Ties in Focus With Air Force Chief Introductory Visit
A recent engagement spotlighted the relations between the two sides in the security realm.
UK-Singapore Defense Ties in Focus With Air Force Chief Introductory Visit
Will a New Malaysia Kill the Old Death Penalty?
October 18, 2018
Will a New Malaysia Kill the Old Death Penalty?
The new government seems to be entertaining the idea.
Will a New Malaysia Kill the Old Death Penalty?
Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?
October 18, 2018
Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?
If Malaysia is serious about stamping out child marriage, especially vulnerable refugee children must also be protected.
Refugee Child Marriages in Malaysia: #WhoCares?
What’s in China’s Military Exercise with Malaysia and Thailand?
October 17, 2018
What’s in China’s Military Exercise with Malaysia and Thailand?
A closer look at the wider significance of a recently announced development.
What’s in China’s Military Exercise with Malaysia and Thailand?
Why the GST Became Malaysia's Public Enemy Number One
October 16, 2018
Why the GST Became Malaysia's Public Enemy Number One
The death knell of the Goods and Services Tax was based on political, not economic, calculations.
Why the GST Became Malaysia's Public Enemy Number One
What’s in the New Vietnam-Israel Defense Dialogue?
October 16, 2018
What’s in the New Vietnam-Israel Defense Dialogue?
A look at the significance of a notable first.
What’s in the New Vietnam-Israel Defense Dialogue?
ASEAN’s Limited Role in Solving the Rohingya Crisis
October 12, 2018
ASEAN’s Limited Role in Solving the Rohingya Crisis
Arguably ASEAN can only do so much to influence Myanmar; China and India are well-positioned to do more.
ASEAN’s Limited Role in Solving the Rohingya Crisis
Indonesian Elections: Getting Realistic About Millennial Votes
October 12, 2018
Indonesian Elections: Getting Realistic About Millennial Votes
Millennials make up about 42 percent of Indonesia’s total registered voters.
Indonesian Elections: Getting Realistic About Millennial Votes
Beware the Thailand King’s New Power Play
October 12, 2018
Beware the Thailand King’s New Power Play
The recent changes to a key advisory body for the monarchy points to the further consolidation of the new Thai king’s power.
Beware the Thailand King’s New Power Play
What’s Behind the Thailand King’s Rising Security Force?
October 11, 2018
What’s Behind the Thailand King’s Rising Security Force?
Another data point has shed light on ongoing efforts to strengthen the security around Thailand’s new monarch and its significance.
What’s Behind the Thailand King’s Rising Security Force?
ASEAN Terrorism Challenge in the Spotlight with Singapore Symposium
October 10, 2018
ASEAN Terrorism Challenge in the Spotlight with Singapore Symposium
The convening of a recent meeting put the focus on one of the foremost security issues for regional policymakers.
ASEAN Terrorism Challenge in the Spotlight with Singapore Symposium
What’s Next for Brunei-Jordan Security Ties?
October 08, 2018
What’s Next for Brunei-Jordan Security Ties?
A recent visit spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in the defense relationship.
What’s Next for Brunei-Jordan Security Ties?
India-Vietnam Coast Guard Ties in the Spotlight with First Visit
October 06, 2018
India-Vietnam Coast Guard Ties in the Spotlight with First Visit
A recent interaction put the focus on the developing maritime ties between the two states.
India-Vietnam Coast Guard Ties in the Spotlight with First Visit
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief