September 01, 2021
Asia and the ‘Global War on Terror’
By Mariya Y. Omelicheva, Abdul Basit, Bilveer Singh, and Sean R. Roberts
Launched in the wake of 9/11, the GWOT has had far-reaching consequences across Asia.
March 12, 2021
Weaponized Drones: The Next Terrorist Modus Operandi in Southeast Asia?
By V. Arianti and Muh Taufiqurrohman
There are good reasons for governments to anticipate the use of drones in future attacks by regional militant groups.
February 26, 2020
What’s in the Philippines’ New Anti-Terrorism Act?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A key legal change in the country’s counterterrorism approach is moving closer to reality.
December 27, 2019
Hand-in-Hand 2019: Indian and Chinese Armies Come Together for Joint Military Exercise
The two-week exercise included more than 250 Chinese and Indian military personnel engaged in various joint counterterrorism trainings.
December 06, 2019
What Does the New Counterterrorism Exercise Mean for the Quad?
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The recent development again put the minilateral arrangement in the headlines.
October 09, 2019
The Trouble with the New Anti-Subversion Act Push for the Philippines
By Luke Lischin
The push for a new move bears noting within the Duterte administration's broader approach to managing security issues.
September 04, 2019
Tracing Indonesia’s Counterterrorism Measures Since the 2002 Bali Bombings
By Kathrin Rucktäschel and Christoph Schuck
Indonesia’s current focus on reactive, and in a narrow sense preventive, measures for fighting terrorism can only offer short-term success.
January 08, 2019
China, Pakistan Conclude Bilateral Counterterrorism Exercises
By Ankit Panda
The sixth iteration of the bilateral ‘Warrior’ exercise concluded in Punjab.
April 16, 2018
How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan
By M. Ashraf Haidari
The campaign for Afghanistan's economy must stand on equal footing with the counterterrorism campaign.
December 19, 2017
Can Pakistan Pursue an Independent Foreign Policy?
By Umair Jamal
Pakistan cannot follow an independent foreign policy unless the country’s ruling elite makes changes domestically.
September 28, 2017
The Islamic State's Support Base in Pakistan Continues to Grow
By Umair Jamal
The Islamic State's flag emerges in Pakistan's capital. How serious is the threat?
September 20, 2017
Malaysia's Foreign Policy in Asia: Punching Above Its Weight?
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
What is Malaysia's foreign policy? The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran take a look.