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Malaysian Glove Maker Vows Reforms Following US Import Ban
January 05, 2022

Malaysian Glove Maker Vows Reforms Following US Import Ban

By Sebastian Strangio
The country's reputation as a global black spot for forced labor could soon begin to affect its bottom line.
What Does Myanmar’s New Chinese Submarine Reveal About Its Military?
January 05, 2022

What Does Myanmar’s New Chinese Submarine Reveal About Its Military?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The transfer has spotlighted the country’s continued ambitions and Beijing’s role in them in the post-coup environment.

Japan Approves Record Defense Budget for Fiscal Year 2022
December 27, 2021

Japan Approves Record Defense Budget for Fiscal Year 2022

By Kosuke Takahashi
Tokyo is striving to keep pace with China.

France in the Indo-Pacific: French, Indian Defense Ministers Meet for 3rd Annual Dialogue
December 23, 2021

France in the Indo-Pacific: French, Indian Defense Ministers Meet for 3rd Annual Dialogue

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
France has continued to remain one of India’s trusted strategic partners, with cooperation extending across many issues.

How Closer India-Indonesia Security Ties Can Promote a Stable Indo-Pacific
December 22, 2021

How Closer India-Indonesia Security Ties Can Promote a Stable Indo-Pacific

By Don McLain Gill
The two nations share a host of concerns and could potentially act as anchors of the regional security order.
France’s Defense Strategy in the Indo-Pacific
December 21, 2021

France’s Defense Strategy in the Indo-Pacific

By Jérémy Bachelier and Eric Frécon
Boosting Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) cooperation to ensure security has become a key aim for France in the region.

Japan’s MHI Launches Fourth Mogami-Class Multirole Frigate for JMSDF
December 10, 2021

Japan’s MHI Launches Fourth Mogami-Class Multirole Frigate for JMSDF

By Kosuke Takahashi
The new frigate class is intended for surveillance missions in waters surrounding the Japanese archipelago, including the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.
A Networked, High-Tech Alliance Makes an Attractive Target for Cyberattacks
December 09, 2021

A Networked, High-Tech Alliance Makes an Attractive Target for Cyberattacks

By Eunwoo Lee
Increasing integration of technology and information among allies highlights the importance of cybersecurity – and fixing fundamental flaws.

Can Technology Predict War?
December 03, 2021

Can Technology Predict War?

By Jacob Parakilas
Political scientists and analytical units in governments have tried to create more accurate, more rational, and more systemic ways to assess the risk of war for decades

How to Jumpstart a Dialogue With China on Arms Control
December 03, 2021

How to Jumpstart a Dialogue With China on Arms Control

By Samuel M. Hickey
Engaging China in talks for its accession to the Missile Technology Control Regime could open the way for broader arms control talks.

US Global Posture Review Calls for Stationing More Units in South Korea  
December 02, 2021

US Global Posture Review Calls for Stationing More Units in South Korea  

By Mitch Shin
The Pentagon announced on Tuesday that it decided to station an Apache attack helicopter squadron and artillery division headquarters permanently in South Korea.
Time to Revise the Japan Coast Guard Act?
November 29, 2021

Time to Revise the Japan Coast Guard Act?

By TSURUTA Jun
Japan must be ready to respond calmly and resolutely to crises in its territorial waters.

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