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Indonesia’s National Sea Policy: Concretising the Global Maritime Fulcrum
A presidential regulation on Indonesia’s National Sea Policy recently issued by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) incorporates the Global Maritime Fulcrum and outlines a number of strategies to fulfil Indonesia’s maritime aspiration.
Malaysia’s Regime Change : Evolving Post-Election Scenarios
The shocking fall of the UMNO-led Barisan Nasional government in the recent general election was not only historic but also game-changing. As Malaysians usher in a new era, three evolving scenarios are worth watching.
Australia-India Partnership : Strategic Convergence?
The President of India’s recent visit highlights the progress that has been made in Australia-India relations. But it also underscores the work that still needs to be done to manage shared security challenges.
Women - Terrorism Nexus in Pakistan
Women’s involvement in Islamist terrorist groups, such as AQIS and IS is not unprecedented in the Pakistani context. These women are deployed in various specialised capacities, necessitating a need to move from androcentric ...
The Fourth Industrial Revolution : An Orwellian Nightmare ?
Recent development in technology may turn our reality into a dystopian Orwellian nightmare - should we worry about it?
Earthquakes and Environmental Refugees: Time for ‘Green’ Engineering
The 7 December 2016 earthquake that struck Aceh was the closest repeat of the infamous 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake that struck the very same province of Indonesia. Thankfully, fewer lives were lost due to ...
The East Java gubernatorial race : dead heat but non - controversial
While the East Java gubernatorial election remains one of the most significant regional-level leadership races in Indonesia this year, campaigns had been orderly and free of controversy. Only a few hot-button issues that ...
Counterterrorism : ASEAN Militaries’ Growing Role
Following its defeat in Iraq and Syria last year the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has expanded to other parts of the Muslim world including Southeast Asia by linking up with local militant groups. Countries in the ...
Global Trade : Bad News, Good News
8 March saw two important events pulling the global trading system in opposite directions. On one side President Trump announced restrictive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. On the other, 11 governments signed the ...
What Now for China?
China has chosen not to take part in the arbitral tribunal brought against it by the Philippines. Hence, now that the tribunal has issued its ruling, China should stay away from commenting on the case and instead offer ...