1. Are Aircraft Carriers Still Relevant?
2. The Quad as an enabler of regional security cooperation
3. Thailand’s 2019 election: what’s in it for regional economic integration?
4. Taiwan’s cruise missile deterrent strategy
5. Yang Zi & Li Mingjiang, “As South China Sea Tensions Rise, China’s Participation in Asean Naval Exercise Raises Hope of Calmer Waters,” South China Morning Post, November 6, 2018.
6. Delegitimizing The Radicals’ Call for Hijrah
7. Norman Vasu and Benjamin Ang, “Lessons from War of the Worlds, 8o years on”, Today, 29 Oct 2018.
8. Small States and the Sino-US Battle for AI Supremacy
9. S’pore’s ADMM chairmanship: Aiming high for regional security in turbulent times
10. Coast Guard build-up: Taiwan’s approach to the South China Sea
11. ASEAN’s Limited Role in Solving the Rohingya Crisis
12. How Hawaii Handles Hurricane Lane Holds Lessons For Singapore
13. Violent Extremism And Its Continuum
14. Increase the Carrier Air Wing Size
15. Prashant Waikar, “With their backs against the wall, Umno leaders double down on the race card,” Today, October 9, 2018.
16. China’s Military Health Diplomacy
17. Critical Thinking, A Needed Nutrition to Resist the Virus of Falsehoods
18. The Folly of US Intervention in Cambodia: What lessons from the Cold War should Washington heed?
19. Three issues to consider in drafting policies to tackle disinformation
20. Vostok 2018: Russia and China’s Diverging Common Interests
21. China Struggles with Belt and Road Pushback
22. Who will Save Hawker Food?
23. Three Challenges for ASEAN in Military’s Growing Role in Fighting Terror
24. Party vs Faith: China Drafts Restrictions for all Religions
25. Turkic Muslims: China and the Muslim World’s Achilles Heel
26. The battle for Idlib: A Potential Catch-22 for China
27. Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
28. Criticism of Saudi Leadership Seeps through Cracks as Report Questions Kingdom’s Utility for Britain
29. GLCs and patronage: Understanding Mahathir’s position on HSR and ECRL
30. Time To Rethink Our Expectations Of Immigrants And Where They Belong?
31. The Long Shadow of the Gulf crisis: Qatar Emerges as Key Player in Gaza Crisis
32. The Twists and Turns of HDB Flat Values
33. Madiha Afzal, Pakistan Under Siege, Extremism, Society and the State
34. Whither ASEAN centrality?
35. Self-fulfilling Prophecies: Chinese Fear Attacks by Uyghur Jihadists
36. Playing Politics with Religion: Imran Khan Puts Himself between a Rock and a Hard Place
37. MH370 Report is a Much Needed “Wake-up Call”
38. Is the Ground Sour? Time for the 4G Leaders to Tackle it
39. Crunch Time in Pakistan
40. Indo-Pacific: The next growth engine?
41. China’s Charm Offensive in the South China Sea
42. Regional Players Manoeuvre to Reengineer the Israeli Palestinian Landscape
43. Competition and Neutrality of Southeast Asian States in Indo-Pacific Strategy
44. The Indo-Pacific: Clarity, Inclusivity and ASEAN Centrality
45. The Truly Great Who Flew Above Us
46. Turkey’s financial crisis raises questions about China’s debt-driven development model
47. Pakistan at a crossroads as Imran Khan is sworn in
48. Why this Flurry of Smiles in China-India Ties?
49. Amid ethnic protests, Iran warns of foreign meddling
50. Countering ‘Smart’ Terrorists Who Use Online Gaming Platforms
51. The Uyghur militant threat: China cracks down and mulls policy changes
52. Yemen war challenges Saudi moral authority
53. Myths and Realities of Indonesian-Malaysian “Blood Brotherhood”
54. New Opportunities for EU-Japan Defense Relations
55. Saudi Arabia and Iran woo incoming Pakistani prime minister
56. Multiple diplomatic spats raise questions about Saudi concept of sovereignty
57. Singapore Needs to Get Smarter about Digital World
58. Can the US make Iran sanctions stick?
59. Big power competition in the Eastern Mediterranean: Is Trump missing the point?
60. China and Asean: Big gains from a simple maritime exercise
61. Talking to Rouhani: Is Trump shooting from the hip or following a script?
62. Despite concerns, China sees a potential ally in Pakistan’s Imran Khan
63. Lack of global leadership spurs instability in the Middle East
64. A Korean peninsula with no demilitarised zone?
65. Saudi oil shipment halt: A potential watershed in the Yemen war
66. China’s policies spur Central Asians to cautiously chart independent course
67. Securing Xinjiang: China adds security component to Belt and Road initiative
68. Understanding Najib’s vocal stance on the new govt, 1MDB case
69. Saudi-UK media tie-up: Targeting the non-Arabic-speaking Middle East
70. A double-edged sword: China and Pakistan link up with fibreoptic cable
71. Women, Peace and Security in ASEAN
72. Russian Hackers: The shadowy world of US and Gulf hacks just got murkier
73. Franco, Joseph. “Philippines: Addressing Islamist Militancy after the Battle for Marawi” International Crisis Group, 17 July 2018
74. New violence against Muslims in Sri Lanka has old roots
75. Revolution and Evolution: Supra-Nationalism and Pragmatism in Iran’s Foreign Policy
76. The Rajini Show
77. Government can Do More to Increase Housing Choices
78. Malaysian election result puts Singapore’s security at a crossroads
79. Pakistani elections spotlight the country’s contradictory policies
80. Space Insecurity: Implications for Non-Spacefaring States
81. ASEAN nations must talk so that their labourers can walk
82. Children and Family Terrorism
83. Xinjiang: Pan-Turkism fuels China’s hearts-and-minds campaign
84. Returning Indonesian Extremists: Unclear Intentions and Unprepared Responses
85. Thailand’s Political Dynamics and the Consequences for Regional Economic Integration- East West Center
86. Xinjiang: China ignores lessons from the past
87. Contesting Visions of Regional Order in East Asia: A Japanese Perspective
88. Whither Wahhabism?
89. Pakistan’s financial crisis puts Belt and Road on the spot
90. Salafism in Lebanon: Local and Transnational Movements
91. Combatting political violence: Pakistan’s determination is put to the test
92. Commentary: New Cabinet line-up gives Malaysian politics a boost, amid questions of power sharing
93. Managing fisheries in the South China Sea’s troubled waters
94. The battle for Iran: Policy or regime change?
95. Saudi religious diplomacy targets Jerusalem
96. Targeted Advertising: Implications for National Security
97. Football and VAR: For Better or For Worse?
98. The Middle East: History threatens to repeat itself
99. The next Pacific war: Lessons from Wake Island for the PLA
100. Shooting oneself in ones’s own foot: Pakistan’s failed effort to evade terrorism finance listing
101. Postrevolutinary Iran
102. Security Implications of China’s Rising Appetite for Seafood
103. Iran’s Chabahar port is where Asian and Middle Eastern rivalries collide
104. Fake News and India’s Democracy
105. Will the Malaysian civil service work with the new Pakatan government?
106. Malaysian-Saudi relations: A lesson in the pitfalls of authoritarianism and autocracy
107. Indonesian Muslim leader signals global shifts in meetings with Pence and Netanyahu
108. Eurasianism wins in Turkey even if ideologue loses election
109. Crowdsourcing terror in Indonesia
110. The Saudi-Moroccan spat: Competing for the mantle of moderate Islam
111. Morocco may have lost the World Cup but could lead the way in protest
112. Time for Singapore and Malaysia to Discard Old Stereotypes
113. Israel adopts abandoned Saudi sectarian logic
114. Saudi Arabia drags geopolitical baggage on to the World Cup pitch
115. Whither the Kurds?
116. Why The Trump-Kim Summit Matters To The Average Singaporean
117. Malaysia’s new dawn, one month on
118. Parallels between Turkish soccer and general elections could prove uncanny
119. Saudi effort to isolate Iran internationally produces results
120. Insurgents in southern Thailand aren’t jihadists
121. Israel scores painful own goal in run-up to the World Cup
122. Making sense of the Malaysian civil service swing in election
123. Jordanian protests: Revisiting the Arab Spring and setting a benchmark
124. Commentary: Blurred Lines and New Means – Terrorism’s Alarming New Dimensions
125. King Abdullah of Jordan: Balancing on an ever-tighter tightrope
126. 2018 World Cup potentially set to become latest Middle Eastern battlefield
127. Ministers, Please Speak Plainly to the People
128. Politicizing Education: Israel and Myanmar set worrisome precedent
129. Mahathir’s reforms could put Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the spot
130. How much solidarity with Iran can the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization afford?
131. 2018 World Cup offers Chechnya opportunity to play Middle Eastern politics
132. Terror suspects’ riot in Jakarta underscores prison problems
133. Middle Eastern culture wars: The battle of the palates
134. Dodging UN and US designations: Hafez Saeed maintains utility for Pakistan and China
135. What to do with Pakistani militant Hafez Saeed? Pakistan and China grope for ambiguity
136. A new era of peace in Korean Peninsula?
137. Cybersecurity in Southeast Asia
138. The battle for the Iranian nuclear deal: China approaches a watershed
139. People Power Rules, But still Needs a Leader
140. Extremism in Indonesia is a family affair
141. Ex-Pakistani Prime Minister puts Pakistani military and China on the spot
142. What effect did social media have on the Malaysian election result?
143. Trump’s abrogation of Iran deal may put his America First policy to the test
144. Zi Yang, “China’s State Media is Going Global,” East Asia Forum, May 13, 2018.
145. A New Dawn in Malaysia
146. Middle Eastern rivalry spills onto Asian soccer pitches
147. Playing US sanctions: China walks a fine line in Iran
148. Commentary: To win over Johor voters, politicians compete to represent the Johor identity
149. Old Politics and New Media: Social Media and Malaysia’s 2018 Elections
150. Why it is unlikely that Sabah will swing to the opposition
151. Little men in black: The frogman threat in maritime hybrid warfare
152. Saudi Moroccan soccer spat symbolizes the Arab world’s new politics
153. Thinking Aloud: What Qualities Should a PM Have?
154. Commentary: Disqualification of opposition candidates strengthens Barisan Nasional’s chances in 2018
155. No knight in shining armour for CMIM- East Asia Forum
156. May 12: A potentially future-shaping day for the Middle East
157. Can’t we do away with ‘political tribalism’ – The Independent Observer
158. Gulf crisis escalates as major corporations are forced to take sides
159. Malaysian youth politics: Is there even such a thing
160. Shifting energy import patterns enhance China’s clout in the Middle East
161. The 32nd ASEAN Summit’s Economic Priorities And Implications For US-ASEAN Economic Relations – Asia Pacific Bulletin: East-West Center
162. Astronomy: The outer frontier of MbS’ liberalization
163. In defence of ADMM+
164. Syria, 14 April 2018: The great standoff weapons party
165. After the Moon-Kim Summit: A Time for Hope?
166. Geopolitics magnify sustained political violence in Balochistan
167. Malaysia’s Elections and the Anti-Fake News Act
168. Algerian controversy over Salafism puts government control of religion on the spot
169. Malaysia’s Election and Southeast Asia: Issues and Implications
170. Shanghai Dolly and the Long Arm of the Law
171. Saudi engagement in Iraq: The exception that confirms the rule?
172. Franco, Joseph. “Preventing Other ‘Marawis’” Policy Forum, 19 April 2018.
173. Moving Beyond Doklam in India-China Relations
174. The Saudi Export of Ultra-conservatism in the Era of MbS – an Update
175. Rolling back militancy: Bangladesh looks to Saudi in a twist of irony
176. Turning Qatar into an Island: Saudi cuts off its nose to spite its face
177. Why dissolution of Dr M’s party could hurt the opposition
178. The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of the Politics of Middle Eastern Soccer
179. Will the Izumo-class be Japan’s aircraft carrier for the 21st century?
180. New boundaries, voter apathy and the slow erosion of democracy in Malaysia
181. Zi Yang, “Blinding the Enemy: How the PRC Prepares for Radar Countermeasures,” China Brief, April 09, 2018.
182. 4G Leaders Need to Find their Own Way to Forge Ties with People
183. Malaysia Election: A Black Swan, a Dark Horse, and an Elephant in the Room
184. Remembering Syria: Iran struggles with potentially explosive environmental crisis
185. Moderating Islam: Saudi Prince Mohammed walks on shaky ground
186. Why BN is trying to run down the opposition and discourage voters from turning up
187. China moves to counter violent and non-violent expressions of Uighur identity
188. Operation Coldstore and the perils of academic misinformation
189. Exclusionary preachers: Cause or symptom?
190. Stopping comms during a terror attack could be a game-changer
191. Zi Yang, “Are China’s Soldiers Psychologically Fit for Modern Wars?” The Diplomat, April 01, 2018.
192. Anticipated harder US policy towards Iran magnifies Iranian Arab protest
193. China’s Rise: Role of Two Defining Generations
194. Egyptian ultras: Down but not out
195. What to Make of Recurring Fears of Jihadism in Southern Thailand?
196. Will the real Pakistan stand up, please?
197. Disinformation and fake news: Old wine in new bottles
198. Natural gas: An underrated driver of Saudi hostility towards Iran and Qatar
199. Can Aquaculture Solve the Fishing Problems in the South China Sea?
200. Make Wine Not War: Wineism’s recipe for a sustainable political future
201. Zi Yang, “The Militarization of China’s People’s Armed Police,” Asia Times, March 25, 2018.
202. Islamophobia: A Thorn in Humanity’s Flesh
203. Saudi Prince Mohammed’s religious moderation unlikely to change Asian realities
204. Rebuilding trust in the global economic system
205. Saudi moderation: How far will Crown Prince Mohammed go?
206. Why Some in South-east Asia Still have Reservations about China’s Belt and Road Initiative
207. Shooting an Own Goal: China’s Belt and Road funding terms spark criticism
208. Inequality Looks Like This? Help!
209. The ‘Resource War’ in Kachin State
210. Countering Extremism: Jihadist Ideology Reigns Supreme
211. Countering youth radicalisation in Indonesia
212. More to Malaysia police’s questioning of Dr Mahathir’s wife than meets the eye
213. Pakistan struggles to get a grip on militancy and ultra-conservatism
214. Smoking and drinking: Churchill sets an example today’s Western leaders can learn from
215. Harrier or Joint Strike Fighter for Marines’ Expeditionary Advance Base Operations?
216. International soccer bodies ignore blatant rule violations in run-up to Egyptian election
217. Arabs leverage lucrative nuclear contracts to enhance security and keep options open
218. Rouhani’s visit a reality check for Iran-India relations
219. Smart Prisons Protect The Public And Rebuild Lives
220. MCA and DAP – A case of differing fortunes and challenges
221. MCA and DAP – A case of differing fortunes and challenges
222. The Middle East’s nuclear technology clock starts ticking
223. Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
224. Time to embrace 4IR
225. China’s dilemma: Balancing support for militants with struggle against political violence
226. Exercise Cobra Gold Reflecting US Renewed Focus in Asia
227. Quad 2.0: Sense and Sensibilities
228. Singapore paving the way for greater regional security
229. Development projects cementing Singapore–Malaysia ties
230. Battleground Malaysia: China Extends Crackdown on Uyghurs Across Borders
231. Daniel Chua, ‘ASEAN and the Indo-Pacific in 2018’, Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, Inc Commentaries., 20 February 2018, http://appfi.ph/resources/commentaries/1928-asean-and-the-indo-pacific-in-2018
232. Valentine’s Day pinpoints limits of Saudi prince’s Islamic reform effort
233. China’s step into the maelstrom of the Middle East
234. Expanding regional rivalries: Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan
235. Surrendering a Brussels mosque: A Saudi break with ultra-conservatism?
236. Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
237. Bigger fish to fry than militias in the South China Sea
238. Chinese extradition request puts crackdown on Uyghurs in the spotlight
239. Neither doom nor gloom: A reflection on the coming general election
240. How China Can Benefit from Anti-Trump Sentiment in China
241. Politics of unified Korean flag at sports events
242. Crisis in the Maldives: A geopolitical chess game
243. Military’s regional role in counter-terrorism
244. What journalists get wrong about Islam
245. Asia’s dark underbelly: Conflicts threaten long-term stability and development
246. Double-edged sword: Opinion poll shows Trump’s Iran policy risks
247. ASEAN 2018: Towards Resilience and Innovation in Uncertain Times
248. Myanmar’s Challenging Path to Peace
249. Tackling Pakistani madrassas: An uphill struggle
250. Moderating Saudi Islam: Government proposes tightening fundraising rules
251. Policy Ramifications of Industry 4.0
252. How regional rivalries threaten to fuel the fire in Syria and Iran
253. What the taped execution of prisoners by a Singapore militant tells us
254. Cyber Threats: 2018 and Beyond
255. Kidnapping and ant-Shiite rhetoric stirs Malaysian debate about Saudi-inspired ultra-conservatism
256. Nurturing pool of talent
257. How might China fight a Sino-Indian naval war?
258. Testing Prince Mohammed’s pledge to return Saudi Arabia to moderate Islam
259. Hey Navy, LCS is too big to hide
260. Iran: Protests and threat of renewed sanctions focus economic thinking
261. Zi Yang, “The Ideology Behind China’s Fast-Changing Military,” The Diplomat, January 24, 2018.
262. How the differing fortunes of Malaysia’s Chinese-majority political parties could hurt the country
263. Whither Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ‘moderate’ Islam?
264. Gulf crisis turns Qatar into the ‘region’s Israel’
265. Pakistan’s stance on militants alienated the US. Is China next?
266. Trump’s Roller-coaster of a First Year in Office
267. The Royal Navy’s new carriers might not be ‘supercarriers’ (but they can kill)
268. Chinese engineer’s disappearance takes on geopolitical significance
269. Sovereign wealth funds: Investment vehicles or political operators?
270. Gulf crisis expands into the Horn of Africa, and China sits in eye of the storm
271. Is Peace in Yemen Possible?
272. Pakatan’s seat allocations make sense, but is it enough to hurt BN?
273. Salafi mission calls into question Saudi concept of moderation and policy in Yemen
274. Iranian protests expose contours of leadership in the Muslim world
275. Saudi sports: The dark side of Crown Prince Mohammed’s reforms
276. Why neighbourhood policing is critical to preventing terrorism
277. Pakistani politics risk aggravating problems and heightening regional tension
278. Commentary: Radicalisation not a threat that can be flushed out
279. How to future-proof cyber security laws
280. Indonesian jihadism: increased intensity but familiar strategy
281. Stronger Encryption or Weaker Encryption for Public Safety?
282. Tackling Transnational Crime with Mutual Legal Assistance
283. US-Saudi Nuclear Talks: A Middle East Barometer?
284. Why Mindefs move engage white hat hackers may pay off
285. If Trump and Saudi Arabia Tinker with Iran as it Teeters Towards Revolution….
286. Covert wars: Iran and Saudi Arabia revisit their strategies
287. Wahhabisme saoudien, wahhabisme qatari, trajectoires croisées
288. A game of chess: Gulf crisis expands into the Horn of Africa
289. Betting on the wrong horse? US and Iranian hardliners spin anti-government protests
290. Returning Islamic State Fighters: Lesson From JI’s Hijrah – Analysis
291. A defence of ADMM Plus
292. Iranian protests raise tricky questions for US and Saudi policymakers