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Malaysia’s 2018 General Election: Alternative Scenarios?
With just weeks to go, Malaysia’s next general election seems to be approaching like an oncoming train. What lies ahead?
Ma’ruf Amin : Jokowi’s Secret Weapon?
The running mate of the Indonesian president is remembered for his hand in toppling Jakarta governor Ahok on charges of blasphemy. In Singapore, he advocated ‘Middle Way Islam’. Is this President Joko Widodo’s secret formula ...
Suspension of Sri Lankan PM : A Strategic Move?
The suspension of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his replacement by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was a strategic move that has been many months in the making.
Portable Drone Jammers : An Assessment
The rapid proliferation of consumer drones poses a security threat. Portable drone jammers are being used to combat rogue consumer drones. Their shortcomings can be offset by deploying them together with other counter-drone ...
The Fourth Industrial Revolution : Its Security Implications
The term “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, alternatively known as “Industry 4.0”, is a buzzword nowadays but what does it actually mean? What are its security implications?
Synthetic Biology : New Pathway, New Drug Threat?
Synthetic biology is an emerging field in science and technology that can make a positive impact in numerous areas. There are also concerns that it could be misused to exacerbate the illicit drug threat. Authorities worldwide ...
Climate Geo-engineering: Uncertainties and Implications
Geo-engineering, which involves artificial intervention in the global climate, is attracting growing attention. What is geo-engineering and what are its security implications? What kind of governance is required to manage ...
After Marawi : Military’s Regional Role in Counter - terrorism?
In the wake of the Marawi conflict in 2017, counter-terrorism efforts in ASEAN are likely to involve the active participation of the armed forces of ASEAN countries and their external partners. However, this could lead to ...
Shifting Sands of Terrorism in Southeast Asia
As the terrorism landscape in Southeast Asia evolves, regional governments must deepen their collaboration post-Marawi.
Trump’s Trade War : How should Asia Respond?
President Trump’s policies are undermining the post-World War II rules-based multilateral trading system. Countries in the European Union and Asia should resist,and speak up. They should also strengthen the G20.