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2020/02/20 | Deutsche Welle

Sexism in Indian Army: Top Court Ruling Shatters Glass Ceiling for Women Officers

India's top court this week ordered the government to grant permanent commission to female officers in the army, paving the way for female army officers to be treated on par with their male colleagues.

2017/12/05 | Adam P MacDonald

OPINION: Canada Must Develop a Coherent East Asia Maritime Strategy

Deployments of Royal Canadian Navy ships to East Asia suggest a willingness to influence the region, but Canada must define a clear policy objective amid tension between the U.S. and China.

2017/10/17 | Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Philippines Foreign Policy under President Duterte

Philippines foreign policy under President Duterte has strengthened relations with Japan and appeared to tack away from the U.S., but the reality is more nuanced.

2017/09/18 | Dongxiao Chen

The Dangers of Flip-flopping on North Korea

The security situation on the Korean peninsula seems to be moving further away from Beijing’s preferred objectives.

2017/09/14 | Rory Medcalf

India vs China: Who Really Won at Doklam

Unless China brings back the bulldozers soon, India will have won this round. And it did so without substantial involvement by the US.

2017/08/30 | Phelim Kine

Is Duterte's War on Drugs Migrating to Indonesia?

Indonesia is already wrestling with the toxic legacy of impunity for the mass killings of least 500,000 people in 1965–66, when the government gave free rein to soldiers and local militias to kill anyone they considered a “communist.” Unless Jokowi speaks out forcefully against a Duterte drug war model of crime control, he risks being responsible for a mass killing campaign that could demolish Indonesia’s fragile and hard fought-for rights and freedoms.

2017/08/07 | Sam Bateman

How to Respond to Chinese Spy Ships

While it’s fair to describe the deployment of the Chinese ‘spy ship’ to Australia’s EEZ as unfriendly, other factors should be considered before considering what it means for Australian policy

2017/08/04 | Leif-Eric Easley

Can South Korea's 'Dream Team' Make Ground on North Korean Crisis?

Inter-Korean rapprochement is a worthy pursuit, but the Moon administration is right not to sacrifice UN resolutions and US alliance coordination in the process.

2017/08/01 | John Hemmings

Should the Five Eyes Coordinate on Chinese Tech Investment?

We need to be realistic about Beijing’s own industrial goals and objectives and the nature of its investment strategy, writes John Hemmings.

2017/07/28 | L.H.M. Ling

Turn to Eastern Thinking to Heal the India-China Border Trauma and Avoid Nuclear Tension

India and China could re-conceive and resolve their simmering border disputes by casting aside traditional power politics and drawing on their shared heritage, L.H.M Ling writes.

2017/07/22 | Shashank Joshi

Where the India-China Standoff is Going

A diplomatic off-ramp is currently hard to see, but may become easier in the autumn.

2017/07/17 | Elsa Kania

PLA Swarms at War: Chinese Advances in Swarm Intelligence

PLA strategists expect that future, autonomous combat involving unmanned systems, as well as the joint operations of unmanned and manned systems, will have a dramatic impact on traditional operational models.

2017/06/14 | Dennis J. Blasko

Taking Off: China's Helicopter Force Expands

The increase in the number of Army helicopters accompanies the expansion of the force in the latest round of PLA reforms.

2017/06/09 | Elena Collinson and James Laurenceson

Is Australian Sovereignty at Risk amid Torrent of Chinese Investment?

Australian exposure to Chinese investment is in actual fact limited and that Australian government and authorities have not hesitated to act in cases where Chinese investment have raised national security concerns.

2017/06/06 | Kei Koga

Does ASEAN Have Anything to Offer on the South China Sea?

It is now clear that ASEAN failed to forge a united political front against provocative actions in the South China Sea, and that the ASEAN chairman’s statement withdrew the concerns of earlier years in order to avoid provoking China, wrote Kei Koga.

2017/05/27 | Sam Bateman

Game On Again in the South China Sea as First FONOP under Trump is Chalked-Up

A US warship has sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Chinese-occupied Mischief Reef in the South China Sea. This was the first such challenge to Beijing under President Donald Trump.