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Should Malaysia Rename its Part of the South China Sea?
March 09, 2018
Should Malaysia Rename its Part of the South China Sea?
Public discussion of the proposal belies the challenges inherent in adopting it as well as Malaysia’s own approach to the question.
Should Malaysia Rename its Part of the South China Sea?
When Will Malaysia Get New Submarines?
February 26, 2018
When Will Malaysia Get New Submarines?
Though the country continues to eye expanding its fleet, it remains a long way off from achieving that goal.
When Will Malaysia Get New Submarines?
New Base Bid Spotlights Malaysia Coast Guard’s Old Resource Challenge
February 17, 2018
New Base Bid Spotlights Malaysia Coast Guard’s Old Resource Challenge
The agency’s bid to boost its capabilities continues.
New Base Bid Spotlights Malaysia Coast Guard’s Old Resource Challenge
Malaysia to Get New China Security Equipment
September 28, 2017
Malaysia to Get New China Security Equipment
Agreement in principle reached in the context of growing bilateral defense ties.
Malaysia to Get New China Security Equipment
US, Malaysia Launch Naval Exercise After Najib-Trump Summit
September 20, 2017
US, Malaysia Launch Naval Exercise After Najib-Trump Summit
Maritime training activity kicks off at Lumut Naval Base.
US, Malaysia Launch Naval Exercise After Najib-Trump Summit
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
August 05, 2017
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
As we hear an agreement being talked up, it’s worth being clear about what it means.
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
Is Malaysia’s New Fighter Jet Deal Dead Now?
July 14, 2017
Is Malaysia’s New Fighter Jet Deal Dead Now?
A multi-billion dollar plan to replace the country’s aging aircraft looks even more unlikely to be approved soon.
Is Malaysia’s New Fighter Jet Deal Dead Now?
What Does Malaysia’s Air Force Need?
June 29, 2017
What Does Malaysia’s Air Force Need?
The country’s air force chief recently reiterated what some of the service’s top priorities are.
What Does Malaysia’s Air Force Need?
Malaysia’s Coast Guard Gets New Chief
June 08, 2017
Malaysia’s Coast Guard Gets New Chief
Zulkifili bin Abu Bakar has been sworn in as the head of the agency.
Malaysia’s Coast Guard Gets New Chief
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
June 08, 2017
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
The arrival of the second OPV from Japan this year emphasizes Tokyo’s role in strengthening the Southeast Asian state’s capabilities.
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
Will Japan Give Malaysia Maritime Patrol Aircraft?
May 12, 2017
Will Japan Give Malaysia Maritime Patrol Aircraft?
A closer look at reports that have been surfacing over the past week.
Will Japan Give Malaysia Maritime Patrol Aircraft?
Assessing Malaysia's Coast Guard in ASEAN Perspective
May 02, 2017
Assessing Malaysia's Coast Guard in ASEAN Perspective
A closer look at the trajectory of the Southeast Asian state's coast guard-like body amid regional developments.
Assessing Malaysia's Coast Guard in ASEAN Perspective
Why Are China's Submarines Visiting Malaysia?
January 04, 2017
Why Are China's Submarines Visiting Malaysia?
A brief look at how to read the latest naval engagement between the two sides.
Why Are China's Submarines Visiting Malaysia?
Malaysia Is Not Pivoting to China With Najib’s Visit
November 03, 2016
Malaysia Is Not Pivoting to China With Najib’s Visit
Suggestions of a dramatic shift are grossly exaggerated and not grounded in reality.
Malaysia Is Not Pivoting to China With Najib’s Visit
A Malaysia ‘Pushback’ Against China in the South China Sea?
March 15, 2016
A Malaysia ‘Pushback’ Against China in the South China Sea?
Potential change in the country's South China Sea policy needs to be put into perspective.
A Malaysia ‘Pushback’ Against China in the South China Sea?
Malaysia Slams China’s South China Sea Encroachments
November 17, 2015
Malaysia Slams China’s South China Sea Encroachments
The country’s deputy prime minister takes aim at Beijing’s actions.
Malaysia Slams China’s South China Sea Encroachments
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