Defence ministry officials have cited the country’s current ‘war on drugs’ and its upcoming commune elections as reasons for diverting resources from the annual Angkor Sentinel exercises
General Gatot Nurmantyo’s short-lived suspension of military operations with Australia may have been part of a power play against President Joko Widodo
Barack Obama’s ‘Pivot to Asia’ has been snatching all the headlines, but Russia embarked on a pivot of its own well before the US
With tensions rising between East and West over the South China Sea, Cambodia once again finds itself walking a knife’s edge between the world’s great powers
Ahead of scheduled peace talks next month, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a ceasefire between the government and communist rebels who have waged a bloody insurgency for nearly five decades
We set our sights on Southeast Asian governments’ military spending and the massive arms manufacturers they buy their armaments from
An international tribunal in The Hague ruled this week that China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea are unfounded. We spoke to Carl Thayer, defence analyst at the University of New South Wales, for an insight into Beijing’s next move
As China’s fighter jets patrol the disputed South China Sea, a number of Southeast Asian nations are dragging their air force fleets into the 21st century
A recent militarisation deal between Washington and Manila will have lasting implications for territorial disputes in the South China Sea
Southeast Asia is experiencing a boom in the arms trade, but does that mean advances for defence contractors?
With the United States’ renewed affection for Asia provoking suspicion from China, will Southeast Asian nations become pawns as the two superpowers battle for influence?