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Celebrating Democracy and Peace in Timor-Leste
August 29, 2019

Celebrating Democracy and Peace in Timor-Leste

By Fausto Belo Ximenes
20 years after its independence referendum, Timor-Leste’s success story has lessons for the region and beyond.
What’s Next After the New Cambodia-Laos Border Tensions? 
August 28, 2019

What’s Next After the New Cambodia-Laos Border Tensions? 

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent incident has once again reinforced the border management challenges that remain for the two countries.

What Does the New Philippines Defense Budget Say About Future Military Modernization Under Duterte?
August 28, 2019

What Does the New Philippines Defense Budget Say About Future Military Modernization Under Duterte?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at what the new proposed allocations say about the country’s defense outlook for 2020 and beyond.

Southeast Asia Must Confront its Illegal Tiger Problem
August 28, 2019

Southeast Asia Must Confront its Illegal Tiger Problem

By Preeti Jha
A new report raises fresh concerns about the impact of tiger breeding centers on the illegal tiger trade.

China’s Dominance on Display in the South China Sea
August 28, 2019

China’s Dominance on Display in the South China Sea

By Trinh Le
Beijing’s repeated provocative actions in the South China Sea leaves the region worse off.
Indonesia Aims for Fastest Growth of Jokowi’s Term
August 28, 2019

Indonesia Aims for Fastest Growth of Jokowi’s Term

By Ian Morse
Can Indonesia’s president balance the resource-rich investment boom with more equitable development?

A Conversation on the Mekong and a Changing Southeast Asia
August 28, 2019

A Conversation on the Mekong and a Changing Southeast Asia

By Luke Hunt
Luke Hunt speaks to Milton Osborne about the threat to the Mekong River amid a changing environment in the subregion.
The Truth About Cambodia’s So-Called Corruption Crackdown
August 28, 2019

The Truth About Cambodia’s So-Called Corruption Crackdown

By David Hutt
Efforts to root out corruption in the country are likely to run once again into familiar realities.

New Frigate Upgrade Deal Puts South Korea-Philippines Military Ties Into Focus
August 28, 2019

New Frigate Upgrade Deal Puts South Korea-Philippines Military Ties Into Focus

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The contract announcement highlighted ongoing defense collaboration between the two sides.

What’s Behind the Rising US-Southeast Asia Coast Guard Cooperation?
August 27, 2019

What’s Behind the Rising US-Southeast Asia Coast Guard Cooperation?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at a significant trend and its potential implications for Indo-Pacific security.

What’s in the Malaysia Palm Oil Defense Countertrade Chatter?
August 27, 2019

What’s in the Malaysia Palm Oil Defense Countertrade Chatter?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country’s defense minister has once again suggested the idea as an option in its defense policy.
The New Thai Government’s Troubles Are Just Beginning
August 27, 2019

The New Thai Government’s Troubles Are Just Beginning

By Ashu Agarwal
A party defects from Thailand’s ruling coalition, leaving Prime Minister Prayut with a razor-thin majority.

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