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Is Maldives Ready for Its Tactical Drones?

Is Maldives Ready for Its Tactical Drones?

By Athaulla A Rasheed
Maldives has launched its first tactical drones. The eyes in the sky will improve the country’s defense force’s monitoring, surveillance, and data capabilities.

What the Revamp of the Japan-US Alliance Structure Means for South Korea

What the Revamp of the Japan-US Alliance Structure Means for South Korea

By James JB Park
New security and military arrangements will have knock-on effects for both Japan and South Korea, their respective U.S. forces, and the regional security architecture.
Charting a New Course: Why the US Navy Must Confront Unrealistic Optimism

Charting a New Course: Why the US Navy Must Confront Unrealistic Optimism

By Jeffrey M. Voth
In the face of China’s stunning naval buildup, competition in the Asia Pacific is entering a new era with consequences for the naval balance of power. Optimism bias stands in the way.

Enhancing Cybersecurity in Outer Space

Enhancing Cybersecurity in Outer Space

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
As technologies evolve, so do threats.

2 Years on, Ukraine’s Sinking of the Moskva Intrigues China’s Naval Strategists

2 Years on, Ukraine’s Sinking of the Moskva Intrigues China’s Naval Strategists

By Lyle Goldstein and Nathan Waechter
Can studying combat in the Black Sea improve the battle-readiness of the PLA Navy?

North Korea’s New Hwasong-16B Hypersonic Glider Heralds a New Missile Era

North Korea’s New Hwasong-16B Hypersonic Glider Heralds a New Missile Era

By A. B. Abrams
While the Hwasong-16B’s introduction is a very significant development in and of itself, its potential broader implications for regional security remain far greater.

How Would China Weaponize Disinformation Against Taiwan in a Cross-Strait Conflict?

How Would China Weaponize Disinformation Against Taiwan in a Cross-Strait Conflict?

By Scott W. Harold
What might China’s future disinformation operations against Taiwan focus on and how can Taipei and its partners combat them?
Deeper and Wider Defense Integration Tops Japan-US Summit Agenda

Deeper and Wider Defense Integration Tops Japan-US Summit Agenda

By Takahashi Kosuke
The integration of command-and-control authorities of Japanese and U.S. forces in an emergency remains a critical issue, especially on the U.S. side.

What Repercussions Are Tajiks Facing After the Moscow Terror Attack?

What Repercussions Are Tajiks Facing After the Moscow Terror Attack?

By Alex Little
While Tajiks in Russia have and will likely continue to face mistreatment and repression, this is not their first time weathering such a storm. 

In Pakistan, Fears of Deportation Plague Afghan Refugees Waiting for Resettlement

In Pakistan, Fears of Deportation Plague Afghan Refugees Waiting for Resettlement

By Mohammad Iqbal Sekandari
The deportation risk faced by many Afghan refugees in Pakistan is rooted in the lengthy U.S. resettlement process. Forced to wait, the risks of deportation mount.

$1.7 Billion Cambodian Canal Project Draws Increasing Scrutiny

$1.7 Billion Cambodian Canal Project Draws Increasing Scrutiny

By Sebastian Strangio
The China-backed Techo Funan Canal, which will connect the Mekong River to the country’s coast, has given rise to environmental and security concerns.
Is Singapore Doing Enough to Safeguard Itself Against Cybersecurity Attacks and Scams?

Is Singapore Doing Enough to Safeguard Itself Against Cybersecurity Attacks and Scams?

By Ronald Lee and Edmund Lim
Despite its efforts so far, there is more that the city-state can be doing to plug the gaps in its cyber-defenses.

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