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Malaysia and Australia: New Focus on an Old Scandal
June 21, 2018
Malaysia and Australia: New Focus on an Old Scandal
Ties between the two countries are facing an early test.
Malaysia and Australia: New Focus on an Old Scandal
Vietnam’s Meat Boom
June 20, 2018
Vietnam’s Meat Boom
Vietnamese cuisine is famous for its use of herbs and vegetables. Why then is meat consumption in Vietnam increasing at astounding rates?
Vietnam’s Meat Boom
Why China’s New Cambodia Military Boost Matters
June 20, 2018
Why China’s New Cambodia Military Boost Matters
Beijing’s recent assistance once again spotlights the strengthening defense ties between the two countries.
Why China’s New Cambodia Military Boost Matters
Vietnam-Myanmar Military Relations in Focus with Defense Visit
June 19, 2018
Vietnam-Myanmar Military Relations in Focus with Defense Visit
Both sides continue to develop the defense aspect of their new comprehensive partnership.
Vietnam-Myanmar Military Relations in Focus with Defense Visit
India-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Spotlight with Bilateral Visit  
June 18, 2018
India-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Spotlight with Bilateral Visit  
Both sides continue to look for advances in this realm of ties in spite of remaining challenges.
India-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Spotlight with Bilateral Visit  
Don’t Forget France in Laos
June 15, 2018
Don’t Forget France in Laos
The former colonial power continues to retain influence in the Southeast Asian state.
Don’t Forget France in Laos
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
June 15, 2018
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
Sanctions announced this week reference a 1997 grenade attack but illustrate souring modern relations between the US and Cambodia.
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
ASEAN and the New South China Sea Reality
June 15, 2018
ASEAN and the New South China Sea Reality
The bloc maintains a balancing act as Beijing asserts control over disputed islands.
ASEAN and the New South China Sea Reality
Who Will Be Timor-Leste’s New Prime Minister?
June 15, 2018
Who Will Be Timor-Leste’s New Prime Minister?
Taur Matan Ruak, rather than Xanana Gusmao, is expected to be appointed the country’s new premier.
Who Will Be Timor-Leste’s New Prime Minister?
Indonesia's Unwelcome Eid Tradition: Counterfeit Money
June 14, 2018
Indonesia's Unwelcome Eid Tradition: Counterfeit Money
A surge in spending -- especially large this year -- means an increase in the circulation of fake money.
Indonesia's Unwelcome Eid Tradition: Counterfeit Money
Marking the Trump-Kim Summit at a North Korean Restaurant in Cambodia
June 14, 2018
Marking the Trump-Kim Summit at a North Korean Restaurant in Cambodia
On a historic night, the Pyongyang Restaurant was packed and in a celebratory mood.
Marking the Trump-Kim Summit at a North Korean Restaurant in Cambodia
What Does Thailand’s 2019 Defense Budget Mean?
June 14, 2018
What Does Thailand’s 2019 Defense Budget Mean?
The government’s announced figure constitutes a modest increase but masks ongoing challenges and issues.
What Does Thailand’s 2019 Defense Budget Mean?
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
June 13, 2018
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
Indonesia has won a seat at the UN’s top body. Time to make good use of this chance to advance maritime security.
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
Is the Philippines Moving Closer to New Submarines Under Duterte?
June 13, 2018
Is the Philippines Moving Closer to New Submarines Under Duterte?
Though the idea continues to be under consideration, the gap between aspiration and reality remains wide.
Is the Philippines Moving Closer to New Submarines Under Duterte?
Five Power Defense Arrangements in the Spotlight With Land Exercise
June 12, 2018
Five Power Defense Arrangements in the Spotlight With Land Exercise
Drills spotlight the FPDA and ongoing efforts to bolster it to respond to ongoing security challenges.
Five Power Defense Arrangements in the Spotlight With Land Exercise
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
June 12, 2018
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
"No leasing land to China even for one day," read a banner hoisted during the recent protests.
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
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