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First Landing Tank Ship Puts Vietnam’s Naval Capabilities Into Focus
January 02, 2020

First Landing Tank Ship Puts Vietnam’s Naval Capabilities Into Focus

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The reported first highlighted an aspect of Hanoi’s broader ongoing effort to develop its military.
Assessing Southeast Asia in the 2010s: 5 Big Strategic Trends and How They May Shape the 2020s
January 01, 2020

Assessing Southeast Asia in the 2010s: 5 Big Strategic Trends and How They May Shape the 2020s

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at five major developments that shaped the subregion in the decade.

Malaysia-Turkey Relations in Focus With New Military Pacts
December 31, 2019

Malaysia-Turkey Relations in Focus With New Military Pacts

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The new agreements spotlighted the continued attention to advancing the defense aspect of the relationship by the two countries.

What’s in Indonesia First Indigenous Medium-Range Strike Capable Drone?
December 31, 2019

What’s in Indonesia First Indigenous Medium-Range Strike Capable Drone?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of the unveiling of the new capability.

What Would a Pluralist US Asia Policy Look Like?
December 31, 2019

What Would a Pluralist US Asia Policy Look Like?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the concept may help soothe worries of a bipolar framing of U.S.-China rivalry, whether it can be put into practice remains to be seen.
What’s Next for the Philippines Multirole Fighter Program?
December 30, 2019

What’s Next for the Philippines Multirole Fighter Program?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Southeast Asian state continues to consider choices for its pursuit of additional fighter jets.

Malaysia’s Pakatan Harapan Government Undertakes 3 New Defense Plans
December 30, 2019

Malaysia’s Pakatan Harapan Government Undertakes 3 New Defense Plans

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country is planning on following through on its defense white paper launch with a series of additional plans.
What Does Myanmar’s First Submarine Mean for Its Security and the Region?
December 28, 2019

What Does Myanmar’s First Submarine Mean for Its Security and the Region?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the implications of the development for Naypyidaw and the wider region.

Indonesian Muslims Protest China’s Uyghur Abuses
December 28, 2019

Indonesian Muslims Protest China’s Uyghur Abuses

By Associated Press
More than a thousand protesters marched to the Chinese embassy in downtown Jakarta.

Christmas Typhoon Leaves 20 Dead in Philippines
December 27, 2019

Christmas Typhoon Leaves 20 Dead in Philippines

By Associated Press
Typhoon Phanfone lashed the central Philippines, displacing many residents and stranding others.

What’s in the New Vietnam-Cambodia Search and Rescue Exercise?
December 27, 2019

What’s in the New Vietnam-Cambodia Search and Rescue Exercise?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The new interaction highlighted some of the ongoing activity in the defense relationship amid wider challenges that ties continue to face.
Keel-Laying Ceremony Highlights Indonesia’s New Tank Landing Ships
December 26, 2019

Keel-Laying Ceremony Highlights Indonesia’s New Tank Landing Ships

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The development spotlighted one of several platforms that Indonesia is building out as part of its wider strengthening of its military capabilities.

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