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Malaysia-China Relations : An Upward Trajectory?
Initial expectations of a tougher line against China under the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) government have been premature. Relations instead are on an upward trajectory as the PH government hopes to benefit from engagement ...
Indonesian Coast Guard : Will It Surface Or Sink?
Scores of drafts for the establishment of the Indonesian Coast Guard have been prepared, discussed and submitted to the President for approval since 2011. Yet the agency has not seen the light of day. When will it become ...
Thucydides’ Trap : Caveat Emptor
While Graham Allison’s power theory of Thucydides’ Trap is attractive and popular, an alternative perspective may be needed to explain some missing factors behind the relationships between emerging and rising powers.
North Korea : Why it is Unlikely to Denuclearise
After two summits with Trump, there are reasons to believe that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un is having the last laugh on the American president.
The Problem with Trump’s Foreign Policy
Critics of Trump’s foreign policy have got it backwards. International consensus, international law and UN Security Council resolutions have not produced the post-World War II international order. These are consequences, ...
Remembering Robert Mugabe : Hero or Despot?
Anti-colonialism was the backbone of Mugabe’s agenda of achieving black majority government in his country. As debate continues over his legacy, are there lessons to be learned from the Mugabe model of leadership?
ASEAN’s Transformative Journey : Role of Women in Peace and Security
As ASEAN transforms itself into a region of peace and security, what role can women play to take it to the next phase of inclusive development?
UN Climate Action Summit : Unlocking the Paris Agreement
Article 6 of the Paris Agreement holds the key to ground-up cooperation involving multiple stakeholders from governments, businesses, the private sector, and civil society.
New Pro-Islamic State Magazine : A Persistent Ideological Threat
The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, persists to propagate its ideas to the Indonesian and Malay speaking communities through its supporters in the new Hanifiyah Media magazine. Apart from spreading its ideas on religion ...
The SAF After Next Incarnation
Singapore is gradually unveiling the contours of its future military modernisation paths for the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) planned for the mid-21st century. Its trajectory will be shaped not only by adapting emerging ...