China

The ‘Free and Open’ Indo-Pacific: A call for European…

June 22, 2018 0

Written by Matthew Lillehaugen. The Indo-Pacific, along with efforts to keep it “free” and “open,” were central themes at the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue held in…

India

Repost: What we learnt as teachers by bringing Indian…

June 22, 2018 0

Written by Ali Usman Qasmi and Pallavi Raghavan. The French historian Marc Bloch – sitting in a jail cell before being hauled away for execution…

Pakistan

Repost: What we learnt as teachers by bringing Indian…

June 22, 2018 0

Written by Ali Usman Qasmi and Pallavi Raghavan. The French historian Marc Bloch – sitting in a jail cell before being hauled away for execution…

Bangladesh

Repost: In pre-poll Bangladesh, is the Drug War a…

June 22, 2018 0

Written by Tasneem Khalil. When Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina appeared at a press conference recently in Dhaka, she was in top form — save…

Taiwan

Political reform under Tsai Ing-wen: A disappointing record

May 29, 2018 1

Written by Kharis Templeman. Before the 2016 election brought them to power, Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) pledged to pursue political reforms…

Japan

Cybersecurity: the potential for Japan-India cooperation

May 30, 2018 0

Written by Anne-Léonore Dardenne. More than ever, cybersecurity figures prominently on leaders' agenda around the world. Global economy and military technologies are deeply dependent on…

North Korea

Middle powers showing initiative: North and South Korea getting…

June 4, 2018 0

Written by Liang Tuang Nah. On 24 May, President Trump called off the planned 12 June summit with Chairman Kim Jong-un of North Korea, to…

Sri Lanka

Japan's Indo-Pacific strategy: The importance of Sri Lanka

May 1, 2018 0

Written by Anne-Léonore Dardenne. Reacting to an increasingly assertive China, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has looked to expand his country’s influence in the Indo-Pacific.…

Malaysia

New democracy in today’s Malaysia

June 12, 2018 0

Written by William Case. The refrain among many Malaysia watchers of my generation was the same: they never thought they’d live to see the day.…

Philippines

After Surabaya: Regional challenges for terrorism in Southeast Asia…

June 6, 2018 0

Written by Zachary Abuza Between 13 and 14 May 2018, three families of suicide bombers - all members of the Islamic State-linked Jamaah Ansharut Daulah…

Myanmar

Preaching hate and violence: The (militant) Buddhist perspective

June 5, 2018 0

Written by Peter Lehr. When discussing religion and violence in Southeast Asia, the first concept that usually comes to mind is that of jihad or…