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Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
With strategic realities on the Korean Peninsula becoming more “fluid” or multi-faceted with multiple threat dimensions, defence planners in the US-ROK Alliance have been rethinking existing strategies for responding to ...
Myanmar’s evolving maritime security landscape
While the ongoing conflict in Rakhine State means Myanmar’s security concerns remain primarily land based, it may have varying implications for Myanmar’s maritime security cooperation in the region.
Food Security in China: Whither the Self-sufficiency Policy?
There is a need to identify the key food security threats to the country at different stages.
ASEAN and Soft Balancing : South China Sea As Zone of Peace?
The soft balancing toward China by regional states, in particular by ASEAN, has produced mixed results. Is it time to declare the South China Sea a zone of peace under UN auspices? Despite limitations, this may be the next ...
Indian Ocean Conference 2016 in Singapore: India's Soft Power on Display
Enacting India’s Act East policy was central to a high profile India-hosted Conference on the Indian Ocean held in Singapore. India’s intent to be the major power in the Indian Ocean employing an essentially soft power ...
A Japan with Fewer Japanese: Enter the Machines
Japan has long been beset by persisting demographic challenges – an ageing population, a shrinking workforce, and a reluctance to embrace immigration. However, as computers and robots are poised to take over many job ...
Improving Disaster Response: Role of Knowledge Sharing
The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s most disaster-prone region; a more efficient, coordinated disaster management system has never been needed more. There is growing recognition that a robust system of information and ...
Japan’s Disappointing Entrée into the Global Arms Market
Japan’s failure to win the Australian submarine contract highlights the challenges of entering the global arms market. Japan may secure export sales in the future, but it will likely have to start small and be realistic.
ISIS in East Asia: Strategic Shifts and Security Implications
As the Philippines battles with militant groups in Mindanao, ISIS supporters have reimagined the area as “Wilayah Asia Timur” as part of ISIS’ strategic shift in East Asia. ISIS terrorists in Southeast Asia may revert to ...
Missing Iridium : Enhancing Regional Nuclear Security
The recent case of a missing radioactive device in Malaysia highlights the significance of nuclear security in Southeast Asia. Enhancing nuclear security cooperation is needed to address Southeast Asia’s nuclear security ...