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Mahathir’s Ethnic and Religious Challenges in Malaysia
December 14, 2018
Mahathir’s Ethnic and Religious Challenges in Malaysia
His latest stint as prime minister poses a difficult test: balancing the interests of Muslim Malays and minority groups.
Mahathir’s Ethnic and Religious Challenges in Malaysia
Duterte’s War on Drugs Can’t Escape International Law
December 14, 2018
Duterte’s War on Drugs Can’t Escape International Law
The ICC says it will continue to study the complaints filed against Duterte in spite of his dismissal of the institution.
Duterte’s War on Drugs Can’t Escape International Law
What’s in the Philippines’ New Black Hawk Combat Helicopter Deal?
December 13, 2018
What’s in the Philippines’ New Black Hawk Combat Helicopter Deal?
A look at the broader significance of the announcement of Manila’s purchase of Black Hawk helicopters.
What’s in the Philippines’ New Black Hawk Combat Helicopter Deal?
Competing for the Crown Jewel: The Bangsamoro Plebiscite in Cotabato City
December 13, 2018
Competing for the Crown Jewel: The Bangsamoro Plebiscite in Cotabato City
The development holds broader significance for peace in the southern Philippines.
Competing for the Crown Jewel: The Bangsamoro Plebiscite in Cotabato City
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
December 13, 2018
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
This time around, Thailand’s elections, slated for February 2019, look like they will actually materialize. But can they rescue its troubled democracy?
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
What’s Next for the Cambodia-Laos Border Dispute?
December 12, 2018
What’s Next for the Cambodia-Laos Border Dispute?
Both sides continue to try to resolve a thorny issue in their bilateral relationship.
What’s Next for the Cambodia-Laos Border Dispute?
Why Are Border Disputes Rocking Malaysia-Singapore Ties After Mahathir’s Return?
December 11, 2018
Why Are Border Disputes Rocking Malaysia-Singapore Ties After Mahathir’s Return?
Renewed tensions have once again raised concerns about the state of bilateral ties following the former premier’s return to office.
Why Are Border Disputes Rocking Malaysia-Singapore Ties After Mahathir’s Return?
A New Vietnam-Israel Drone Deal?
December 11, 2018
A New Vietnam-Israel Drone Deal?
A closer look at reports that have surfaced about an agreement by both sides within the context of wider defense collaboration.
A New Vietnam-Israel Drone Deal?
Myanmar Speeds up Progress on China’s Belt and Road
December 08, 2018
Myanmar Speeds up Progress on China’s Belt and Road
Naypyidaw picks up the pace on the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor as other options for FDI fade away.
Myanmar Speeds up Progress on China’s Belt and Road
Philippines-France Defense Ties in Focus With New Patrol Boats
December 08, 2018
Philippines-France Defense Ties in Focus With New Patrol Boats
The delivery of the vessels highlighted ongoing security cooperation between the two sides.
Philippines-France Defense Ties in Focus With New Patrol Boats
The Rise of Discriminatory Bylaws in Indonesia
December 08, 2018
The Rise of Discriminatory Bylaws in Indonesia
How can Indonesia deal with discriminatory regional bylaws?
The Rise of Discriminatory Bylaws in Indonesia
How Myanmar Benefits from the US-China Competition in the Indo-Pacific
December 08, 2018
How Myanmar Benefits from the US-China Competition in the Indo-Pacific
Myanmar's government has played its cards well in the U.S.-China competition for influence.
How Myanmar Benefits from the US-China Competition in the Indo-Pacific
What Lies Ahead for the Philippines’ Anti-Submarine Helicopters?
December 07, 2018
What Lies Ahead for the Philippines’ Anti-Submarine Helicopters?
A closer look at what lies ahead for what would be a significant capability for Manila.
What Lies Ahead for the Philippines’ Anti-Submarine Helicopters?
Vietnam-Cuba Military Relations in Focus With Defense Trip
December 06, 2018
Vietnam-Cuba Military Relations in Focus With Defense Trip
The visit of a recent high-ranking Vietnamese delegation highlighted the security aspect of ties.
Vietnam-Cuba Military Relations in Focus With Defense Trip
Southeast Asia’s Clean Energy Challenge
December 04, 2018
Southeast Asia’s Clean Energy Challenge
While the region can’t give up on coal for now, there is a lot it can do to get clean.
Southeast Asia’s Clean Energy Challenge
A New Philippines-Turkey Military Helicopter Deal?
December 04, 2018
A New Philippines-Turkey Military Helicopter Deal?
Renewed indications are that a landmark pact could be in the offing.
A New Philippines-Turkey Military Helicopter Deal?
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