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Pitfalls of the "Internet-of-Things"
The global network of Internet-enabled sensors, devices and systems called the “Internet-of-Things” promises many upsides. But many IoT products are vulnerable to hacking. In the IoT age, it is vital to strike a balance ...
Growth of Nuclear Energy: Issues in Safety, Safeguards and Security
Nuclear energy is seeing a revival post-Fukushima, with interest shifting away from Europe to Asia. As nuclear power use grows, so must the international community bear in mind the 3S - safety, safeguards and security.
East Asia Summit, Phase II: Back to Confidence Building?
The EAS started with a community building vision. With US participation and rising strategic tensions, it has become a regional confidence building and conflict-prevention mechanism. This is a realistic role for the EAS ...
Jakarta terrorist attacks: the threat from the Islamic State
The Jakarta terrorist attacks signal the extension of Islamic State operations to Southeast Asia. The threat of an IS province in the region is likely to continue for over a decade.
Israeli-Palestine Conflict : Compromise and Restraint Needed
Washington’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has refocused attention on the long-running dispute between the Israelis and the Palestinians, who see the eastern part of the city as the capital ...
Zika and Health Security in Southeast Asia
As Southeast Asia continues to see reports of new Zika outbreaks, this latest case of public health threat underscores the importance of continued vigilance to new emerging diseases, as well as deepening regional cooperation ...
United Nations Peace Support Operations: Why, Where and When?
UN Peace Support Operations are typically driven by the need to prevent conflicts from spreading and harming one’s own national interests. However, there are other issues to consider before contributing troops to such missions.
The Politics of Legality and UN Resolution 2334
UN Resolution 2334 condemning Israeli settlements was passed by the Security Council only because the US did not exercise its usual veto. As expected, the resolution was strongly opposed by Israel, which threatened to cut ...
Trump and Modi: Seeking a Global Partnership?
The visit of the Indian Prime Minister to Washington DC provides an opportunity for the US and India to set aside some of the uncertainties that have set into the relationship. President Trump and Prime Minister Modi must ...
Real-time Video Streaming and its Security Concerns
The recent real-time broadcast of an attack on a French police commander on Facebook Live has raised concerns that others may be inspired to emulate such attacks in future, highlighting the ever-growing security conundrum ...