Unlocking the Minilateral Paradigm for ASEAN Maritime Security Cooperation
By Nguyen Thanh Long
The Significance of Indonesia’s Hosting of the Archipelago and Island States Forum
By Ahalla Tsauro and Dini Putri Saraswati
Jakarta has a chance to position itself as a leading representative of those states whose security and prosperity is most closely tied to the ocean.
Challenges to Underwater Sovereignty and Indonesia’s Naval Modernization
By Iqbal Bagus Alfiansyah and Muhammad Fauzan Malufti
The country's military modernization drive needs to include measures to improve its underwater defense capabilities.
What Is at Stake For the EU in the South China Sea?
By Rahul Mishra and Neevia Kurup
Both ASEAN and its European counterpart have strong incentives to strengthen their cooperation on maritime security issues amid increasing Sino-American frictions.
The Mauritius Disaster: Overlooked Dimensions of Maritime Security
By Christian Bueger
For small states, oil spills are national security threats – yet few governments are prepared to deal with them.
Maritime Security in the Asia-Pacific: Measuring Challenges and Progress
By Jay Benson
Only by seeking to measure maritime security dynamics in uniform and rigorous ways can we begin to understand the scope of the challenges and make progress.
Decoding Australia’s Strange Silence Over China’s Transgressions in the South China Sea
By Tuan Anh Luc
What will it take for Canberra to pipe up?
The Japan-South Korea Maritime Spat: Lessons Learned
By Mark J. Valencia
The confrontation has implications for the rest of Asia, and the United States.
Fake Flags: At-Sea Sanctions Enforcement and Ship Identity Falsification
By Olivia Vassalotti and Cameron Trainer
Fraudulent ship registration makes the already challenge task of sanctions enforcement more difficult.
Maritime Security Cooperation in the South China Sea: Sailing In Different Directions
By Mark J. Valencia
“The diplomatic graveyard is full of failed proposals and efforts that did not take regional realities into account.”
Chinese Navy Surveillance Vessel Observes RIMPAC 2018 Exercises
By Ankit Panda
Once again, China has sent a Type 815 AGI to observe RIMPAC.
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
By Pandu Utama Manggala
Indonesia has won a seat at the UN’s top body. Time to make good use of this chance to advance maritime security.