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Duterte Presidency: Shift in Philippine-China Relations?
The rise of Rodrigo Duterte as the Philippines’ new president promises to have an impact on the South China Sea dispute between Manila and Beijing. Will he change Manila’s stance towards China or will he be as hardline as ...
China's Strategic Access to Gwadar Port: Pivotal Position in Belt and Road
The vital role of ports to both security and development has enabled Pakistan and China to blur the distinction between economic and military purposes. The development of the Gwadar Port seeks to introduce economic progress ...
Middle East Conflict: Need for Credible Mediator
The need for a credible universally-accepted mediator between Israelis and Palestinians has never been greater. Despite Israel’s devastating bombardment of Gaza the two sides for the first time agree on what a long-term ...
Deradicalising Returning Foreign Fighters : Lessons from Denmark
In addition to the current threat of extremists and radicalised individuals, returning fighters are posing new challenges to state. Danish authorities have pioneered de-radicalisation programmes that focused on providing ...
Brexit from EU: Lessons for ASEAN?
As the UK prepares for the national referendum on whether to stay in the EU, the British Prime Minister attempts to negotiate reforms to the union. Choosing to leave would have significant consequences for all parties ...
The 2015 Paris Terrorist Attacks: An Assessment
The suicide armed attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015 were unprecedented in magnitude and scale. It has exposed France’s vulnerability to political armed violence and has alerted the rest of Europe to the jihadist threat ...
Europe post-Brussels: how it should respond to IS
With about 5000 European fighters in Syria and Iraq, the self-styled Islamic State is bound to strike Europe again. The law enforcement-centric European response is inadequate to manage the threat.
Singapore’s Next Frontier : In Search of Defence Innovation
Singapore’s scientific and defence industrial base is adopting new strategies to exploit the potential of next-frontier military technologies.
Russia’s Asia pivot: engaging the Russian Far East, China and Southeast Asia
The Russia-ASEAN summit being held in Sochi on 19-20 May 2016 to mark twenty years of Russia’s dialogue partnership with ASEAN is a further indicator of President Vladimir Putin’s ‘pivot to Asia’ policy, triggered also by ...
The French Counter-radicalisation Strategy
Since April 2014, France has been developing a three-stage counter-radicalisation model, covering the areas of detection, prevention and de-radicalisation. Little has been said in the English literature on the organisation, ...