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President Duterte: A Different Philippine Leader
The Philippines’ new president Rodrigo Duterte will act differently from his predecessors. There is a need for a more layered understanding of the man and his policies.
Challenging Islamophobia: Attitudes to Islamic Immigration
A number of recent surveys across Europe show, despite Muslim integration, a rising suspicion of Muslims and a pushback against Islamic immigration. So how can governments and other organisations help push a positive agenda?
Indonesia’s 2018 Regional Elections – The Race For West Java’s Governorship : Some Preliminary Observations
The West Java gubernatorial elections are one of the key highlights of the 2018 Regional Executive Elections. What are some of the trends that can be discerned from the West Java gubernatorial contest?
Trump and Southeast Asia : Portents of transactional diplomacy
In the wake of three Southeast Asian prime ministers’ visits to the Trump White House, a new pattern of diplomatic communication appears to be taking shape – transactional diplomacy.
Build Back Greener: Climate Change & Humanitarian Response
Humanitarian response traditionally provides relief and protection to a population affected by conflict or natural disaster. Environmental considerations and climate change adaptation however have yet to be fully integrated ...
Britain and ASEAN : Strengthening Ties Post-Brexit
The UK makes a tangible and significant contribution to the security and prosperity of Southeast Asia, and to strengthening and supporting ASEAN, and the Rules Based International System (RBIS) it seeks to uphold. This ...
Climate policy without the US
Since no problem is more threatening to human future than climate change, there is a need to understand the implications of the US exit from the Paris Agreement. Will implementing the climate pact without the US really ...
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications - The Trump Doctrine Thus Far: Neither Rhyme Nor Reason
President-elect Donald Trump uses the mantle of unpredictability to disguise his foreign policy intentions. However behind his missteps the incoming Trump administration has no consistent worldview from which to fashion a ...
The PCA Ruling and ASEAN: A Call for Unity
The much-awaited ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the maritime dispute in the South China Sea between the Philippines and China was finally delivered. Taken together, it was nothing short of a comprehensive ...
Strengthening US-Singapore Strategic Partnership: Opportunities and Challenges
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to the United States last week capped efforts by the two countries to advance their strategic partnership during the Obama administration. But both sides will need to navigate ...