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Force modernisation trends in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asian states have, in recent years, engaged in force modernization programs to varying degrees. Although the situation does not comply with a strict definition of an arms race, it is also obvious that what Southeast ...
China in the Mekong River basin : the regional security implications of resource development on the Lancang Jiang
The Mekong River is a critical shared resource between China and five Southeast Asian countries, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Over 80 million people depend on the river for their livelihoods, but recent ...
Singapore's reaction to rising China : deep engagement and strategic adjustment
This paper examines how Singapore has reacted to the rise of China in the last fifteen years. Arguing that Singapore's perspective on strategic security in the Asia-Pacific is shaped by its economic imperative, its search ...
Outlook for Malaysia's 11th general election
When Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi dissolved the Malaysian Parliament on 4 March 2004, it was an indication that general elections will be held in Malaysia within the next 60 days. The forthcoming general elections ...
Not many jobs take a whole army : special operations forces and the revolution in military affairs
RSIS Working Papers ; 64/04