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The shifting of maritime power and the implications for maritime security in Southeast Asia
The paper discusses how the possession of maritime power can lead to the accrual of economic power and highlights how maritime power is shifting to East Asia by observing trends in the four areas of inter and intra-regional ...
The security of regional sea lanes
The emergence of China and India as major global players will not only transform the regional geopolitical landscape but will also mean an increased dependence on the sea as an avenue for trade and transportation of energy ...
The advent of a new way of war : theory and practice of effects based operations
The successful conduct of Operation Iraqi Freedom has led to much publicity and claims of the coming of age of a new way of war known as effects based operations(EBO). However, EBO is not a new concept. It has its roots ...
Singapore's gulf anti-piracy operations : a shift in strategic thinking
Singapore's decision to send a Landing Ship Tank for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden under the US-led Combined Task Force 151 reveals pragmatism at the strategic, operational and tactical levels. It also signals ...
Piracy in the Gulf of Aden : lessons from the Malacca Strait
Piracy in the Gulf of Aden has reached a level serious enough for the international community to take concerted action. However, the response has largely been more international in nature than regional and national. This ...