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2016/10/03 | Abheet Singh Sethi

Behind Pakistan’s Military Confidence: China’s Growing Shadow

China’s share in the international arms exports market has risen from 3.6% in 2006-10 to 5.9% in 2011-15.

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.

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.

2017/04/25 | Peter Wood

Philippines Choose Chinese Investment Over Territorial Defense

Duterte’s acceptance of Chinese investment in exchange for not challenging territorial claims has important security implications for the rest of Southeast Asia.

2016/11/11 | Hunter Marston

With President Trump, Beijing Trumps Washington

The election of Donald Trump to the White House now paves the way for Beijing to exert more influence and control in the region. It will also leave long-time allies nervous, and puts the U.S. at economic and strategic risk, writes Hunter Marston.

2017/05/01 | The Japan Times

Why Asia is Wary of China’s New Aircraft Carrier

China's military developments are incompatible with its claim to a ‘peaceful rise' and its argument that its military buildup is aimed at self-defense.

2016/12/02 | ZiQing Low

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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.

2017/06/06 | 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.

2016/10/14 | Edward White

Mixed Views on Thailand’s Outlook after King’s Death

What does the death of Thailand’s revered king mean for people who oppose the military junta that controls the country?

2017/04/27 | Toshiya Takahashi

Japan's Slow March Back to State Control

Japan’s constitutional revision debate masks silent state control, writes Toshiya Takahashi.

2017/01/23 | Hitoshi Tanaka

Shoring Up the US–Japan Alliance Under Trump

As Trump takes office, it will be crucial that his team makes a concerted effort to understand the positions of US allies and friends.

2017/02/11 | Shui Yu

Loneliness and Love Under Thailand’s Junta

With the ascension of a new king, Thailand’s military rulers are scrambling to take control of the realm of private thought. But, it could lead to blow back, writes Shui Yu.

2017/02/15 | The Japan Times

Scientists and Dual-use Technologies in Japan

Scientists in Japan are concerned with whether the results of their research will be used for the right purposes.