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Indonesia might be trapped in Chinese debt with the BRI
Indonesia might be trapped in Chinese debt with the BRI

Indonesia, with its decreasing ability to pay foreign debts, might get trapped in Chinese debt with the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative. By Dr. Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dendy In... Read More...



Malaysia – Yet another crisis looming?
Malaysia – Yet another crisis looming?

Rising tensions in Malyasia. By Prof. Murray Hunter. (06/15/2019)

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Special Publication: Food and Water Security
Special Publication: Food and Water Security

Read IA Forum's special publication on Food and Water Security, featuring essays and interviews from global experts. 06/04/2019

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Mega Economies of Tomorrow: Indonesia’s Way Up
Mega Economies of Tomorrow: Indonesia’s Way Up

Challenges and prospects for Indonesia's growth.  By Dharendra Wardhana. (04/30/2019)

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America’s opportunity to show solidarity (in action) with Sri Lanka
America’s opportunity to show solidarity (in action) with Sri Lanka

The Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) will review a proposed $480 million compact with Sri Lanka this week.  Supporting it will show solidrity in the wake of the recent terro... Read More...



Japan - A Quiet Geo-Economic Giant
Japan - A Quiet Geo-Economic Giant

The state of Japan and prospects moving ahead. By Dr. Masahiro Matsumara. (04/06/2019)

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A Chinese Game of Go: How China Can Rise Peacefully
A Chinese Game of Go: How China Can Rise Peacefully

Impacts of China's rise on regional security.  By David McKee. (04/01/2019)

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The Nomadic Land of Mongolia Under Threat of Food Scarcity
The Nomadic Land of Mongolia Under Threat of Food Scarcity

Mongolia's food security issues and challenges moving forward. By Ishka Yadav. (02/25/2019)

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Gunboat Diplomacy? Japanese Nationalism and its Role in the Gwanggaeto Incident
Gunboat Diplomacy? Japanese Nationalism and its Role in the Gwanggaeto Incident

The growing rift in the historically delicate relationship between Japan and South Korea, and the consequences of this development on the region. By Sandy Milne. (02/05/2019)

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Nationalism in Japan & Brazil: a World Apart
Nationalism in Japan & Brazil: a World Apart

Japan, Brazil, and a need to look at nationalism in the context of a country's social and moral fabric. By Sandy Milne. (02/04/2019)

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The Importance of Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy as a Foreign Policy Initiative
The Importance of Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy as a Foreign Policy Initiative

Examining Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy and what it means in the region.  By Timothy Bovy. (01/29/2019)

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Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry
Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry

The effects of shipbreaking on environments and populations. By Catie Brown. (01/16/2019)

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Progress and Pitfalls in the Fight against Global Poverty
Progress and Pitfalls in the Fight against Global Poverty

Analysis of major global poverty trends and their implications to help us advance the goal of poverty eradication. By M Viren. 10/17/2018

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South-South cooperation has no alternative
South-South cooperation has no alternative

The need for enhancing multilateralism and strategic south-south exchange mechanisms. By Poppy S. Winanti and Rizky Alif Alfian. (10/03/2018)

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Lessons for Uzbekistan from ROK’s Development
Lessons for Uzbekistan from ROK’s Development

This paper explores whether the development miracle of the Republic of Korea holds any lessons that can be applied to the development of Uzbekistan in the post-Soviet era.  By Khumoyun Ak... Read More...



Refugee Crisis on Jeju Island Reveals the Pride and Prejudice of South Korea’s Ecstatic Populism
Refugee Crisis on Jeju Island Reveals the Pride and Prejudice of South Korea’s Ecstatic Populism

Xenophobia reveals itself from the Sourth Korean refugee issue on Jeju Island. By Won Min(Mark) Seo. (08/02/2018)

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The Dutch Model for Change
The Dutch Model for Change

How true leadership with regard to climate change may have an outstanding impact on the Asian world. By Dr. Wolfram Kalt. (07/31/2018)

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Looking East: What’s for Malaysia?
Looking East: What’s for Malaysia?

What lies ahead for Malaysia under Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohammad? by Nik Luqman. (06/01/2018)

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Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?
Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?

Denuclearization of the Far East is a long way ahead.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/24/2018)

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The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!
The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!

A closer look at Kim Jong-un’s charismatic younger sister, Kim Yo Jong.  By April Xiaoyi Xu. (05/08/2018)

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Airports, Air Traffic and Global Power Transition
Airports, Air Traffic and Global Power Transition

Air traffic measured by passenger volume could be a concrete proxy measure for ‘soft power’. By Mitali Patel. 05/01/2018

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Unified Korea – A stepchild of Asia
Unified Korea – A stepchild of Asia

Renewed diplomatic initiative in the Far East, and eventual geopolitical implication of eventual reunification of Koreas.By Prof. Joseph H. Chung. (04/24/2018)

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Paradise in Tears: Sinhalese-Muslim  Ethnic Tension in Sri Lanka
Paradise in Tears: Sinhalese-Muslim Ethnic Tension in Sri Lanka

The ongoing anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lanka and how the current problem emerged as a continuation of hard line Sinhalese extremism. By Punsara Amarasinghe. (03/14/2018)

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Sino-Indian Space Deterrence in South Asia: An Asymmetrical Paradox
Sino-Indian Space Deterrence in South Asia: An Asymmetrical Paradox

What lies ahead for space security in South Asia? By Adarsh Vijay. (02/26/2018)

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China’s Global Ambitions: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
China’s Global Ambitions: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Implications of China's Belt Road Initiative (BRI). By Prof. Sohail Mahmood. (02/18/2018)

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ASEAN Shared - the EU twin from Asia: New memories, old wounds
ASEAN Shared - the EU twin from Asia: New memories, old wounds

ASEAN: examining the past and looking at the future. By Rattana Lao. (02/01/2018)

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Will President Joko Widodo Lead Indonesia for Another 5 Years?
Will President Joko Widodo Lead Indonesia for Another 5 Years?

A look at President Joko Widodo and his future prospects as leader of Indonesia. By Adritho Zaifar. (01/27/2018) 

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Position Paper on Rohingya Refugee Crisis
Position Paper on Rohingya Refugee Crisis

ASEAN should take more responsibility in settling the issue of Rohingya Refugee Crisis. By Adritho Zaifar. (01/08/2018)

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Cooperation: The Key to Strengthening ASEAN Security
Cooperation: The Key to Strengthening ASEAN Security

The road ahead for ASEAN states and the role of the Philippines in it.  By Anushka Kapahi. (12/02/2017)

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Is China being aggressive with India? A case study on Doklam
Is China being aggressive with India? A case study on Doklam

Analysis of China-India security relations, seen through the lens of Doklam. By Ashna Joy. (10/20/2017)

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