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Belt and Road Forum 2019 : BRI 2.0 In The Making?
At the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing last week, China acknowledged the criticisms labelled against the BRI and pledged to reform it a number of ways. If these pledges are implemented, and cooperation with development ...
China’s Digital Silk Road : The Integration of Myanmar
Although relatively new to the information and communication technologies (ICT) field, Myanmar has made rapid progress in the technological domain in the past few years. This, coupled with the country’s unique geographical ...
2019 Indonesian Presidential and Legislative Elections – The New Indonesian Parliament : Who Won and What It Means
Apart from electing the president, the recent Indonesian general election also voted in 575 members for the new parliament (DPR). Of the 16 political parties which contested the legislative elections, nine succeeded in ...
Russia’s Pivot to the East : A New Balance?
Russia’s pivot to the East is assuming a more balanced tilt and might become more sustainable.
Coding For Fun or For the Future?
As Singapore introduces new educational measures to promote technical literacy and competence among younger generations, it should at the same time carefully plan the technology-enabled future it intends to create. To this ...
ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise 2019 : Maintaining ASEAN Neutrality
The ASEAN-US maritime security exercise took place on 2-6 September 2019 — following a similar exercise ASEAN held with China in October last year. While this signified growing Sino-US competition in Southeast Asia, it is ...
Multi-Domain Operations : US Army and the Indo-Pacific
Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) is an evolving US Army concept that addresses the US Army’s contribution to future joint operations against an adversary with well-developed anti-access/area-denial capabilities (A2/AD). The ...
Syria : Uzbekistan’s Approach to IS Detainees
Following IS’ demise in Syria, the international community has grappled with several complex challenges, including how to deal with women and children who joined IS in the Iraq-Syria conflict zone and are seeking to return home.
Russia and the West : Towards Normalisation?
A number of recent developments presages the beginning of a process that might lead to normalisation of Russo-Western relations.
Jokowi After the First Term – Indonesia’s KPK : Clipping Its Anti-Corruption Wings?
The Indonesian Parliament (DPR) and the President have discussed and approved an amendment clipping the wings of Indonesia’s independent anti-corruption agency. What are the policy implications and what accounts for the ...