Japan and the Philippines: Towards a Stronger Strategic Partnership

The Philippines became the first Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member state to sign a defence pact with Japan.

December 06, 2023

Social Media and Counter-Terror Operations

Social media platform usage during course of counter-terror operations can lead to adverse fallouts.

December 01, 2023

S&T Initiatives and the Strategic Advance of India–US Relations

There is now a forward-looking embrace of science and technology cooperation in India–US relations.

November 30, 2023

ChatGPT and Potential for Deleterious Exploitation

ChatGPT’s potentially exploitative use by violent non-state actors can undermine human and state security.

November 22, 2023

Israel–Hamas Conflict and the Cyber Realm

Hamas and its affiliates, along with other hacktivist groups, have conducted numerous cyber operations against Israeli targets.

November 17, 2023

China’s 13th Arctic Expedition

Chinese scientists successfully carried out tasks at the North Pole onboard their first domestically built polar ice-breaker Xuelong 2.

November 10, 2023

ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Priorities

ASEAN’s recent initiatives towards the Indo-Pacific help cement its centrality further while maintaining the grouping’s autonomy.

November 10, 2023

Israel–Hamas Conflict and Southeast Asian Responses

Southeast Asian nations’ responses to the ongoing violent conflict between Israel and Hamas are influenced by historical, domestic, demographic and strategic factors.

November 08, 2023

Fukushima Wastewater Discharge: Japanese and Chinese Public Diplomacy Strategies

Japan and China are utilising parallel strategies to influence each other and the world over the latest fault-line in their contentious relationship.

November 03, 2023

Synergising International Cooperation and National Strategies to Combat Ransomware

There is a need to formulate a national strategy to tackle ransomware threat as this cybercrime affects governments, businesses and individuals.

October 20, 2023