Europe and Asia Remain Oceans Apart – At Least on Security
By Dominique Fraser
European officials came to the SLD with two goals: to garner regional support for Ukraine and portray Europe as a reliable security partner in the Indo-Pacific. One was notably more successful.
What Will China’s New Security Initiatives Look Like?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Defense Minister Li Shangfu’s speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue was more interested in assigning blame than advancing solutions.
Defense Posturing Has Crippled Legitimate Dialogue in Singapore
By Mark S. Cogan
In recent years, the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue has featured more public grandstanding than constructive intercourse.
Indonesia Kicks Off Naval Exercises With Involvement of China, US
By Sebastian Strangio
The Komodo exercises represent a rare sign of concord at a time of growing tension in the Asia-Pacific.
Top US, Chinese Defense Officials Vie for Influence in Asia-Pacific
By David Rising
This year's Shangri-La Dialogue comes amid a wide range of issues, including the war in Ukraine, the ongoing conflict in Myanmar, and growing tensions between China and the U.S.
Beijing Says Chinese, US Defense Chiefs Won’t Meet at Shangri-La Dialogue
By Associated Press
The baby steps toward re-engagement will not extend to military dialogue.
At SLD 2023, ASEAN Defense Officials Must Tackle Tech Issues
By Muhammad Faizal bin Abdul Rahman
The Shangri-La Dialogue 2023 provides an opportunity for ASEAN to seriously consider the impact of cyber and emerging technologies on defense.