The Centrality of Security in the Pakistan-US Relationship
By Bantirani Patro
Even while expanding cooperation into other areas, Pakistan is keen on reviving the traditional security focus, especially in the face of the TTP threat.
China’s Nuclear Forces Continue to Expand
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
China’s nuclear expansion could lead to a spiraling arms race.
How Serious Are the Latest Threats From North Korea?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Ankit Panda, the Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at CEIP, on North Korea’s military build-up, the international response, and the potential for South Korea to go nuclear.
Two Malaysian Men Sentenced to 23 Years Prison For Bali Bombing
By Aisyah Llewellyn
However, the sentences given to Mohammed Farik bin Amin and Mohammed Nazir bin Lep are far from the full story.
Iran Moves Towards Greater Cooperation With Taliban
By Anant Mishra and Christian Kaunert
Tehran is likely to work with Kabul to conduct cross-border operations against the ISKP, which claimed responsibility for the recent attack in Iran’s Kerman province.
Maldives Grapples with Repatriation Amidst Rising Religious Extremism
By Mimrah Abdul Ghafoor
The Muizzu government will repatriate 21 Maldivians, primarily widows and children of foreign terrorist fighters, from a refugee camp near the Turkey-Syria border.
The Myanmar Junta: Live by the Gun, Die by the Gun?
By Rahman Yaacob
Current trends suggest Myanmar’s military regime will be toppled the same way it came to power: through the use of force.
The France-India Dalliance: Operationalizing Strategic Autonomy in the Indian Ocean
By Olivier Blarel and Nicolas Blarel
France and India have the tools and legitimacy to become the main drivers of a novel cooperative and inclusive security architecture in the Indian Ocean.
The Munich Agreement: 3 Historical Lessons for the Taiwan Strait
By Yipeng Zhang and Jonghyuk Lee
While parallels are often overdone, the infamous attempt to appease Nazi Germany does hold lessons for contemporary China-U.S. relations.
Iran Has Conducted Strikes in Pakistan Before. This Time Was Different.
By Riaz Khokhar and Asma Khalid
Pakistan’s retaliation was unexpected, and thus may not necessarily establish deterrence against future Iranian strikes.
Unveiling the Motivations: Tajik ISKP’s Calculated Strikes on Iran
By Uran Botobekov
The Gaza war has opened an unprecedented chapter in the bitter Shia-Sunni sectarian struggle.
The Maritime Implications of Indonesia’s Presidential Election
By John Bradford and Waffaa Kharisma
Maritime affairs have not been a major campaign issue, but the three candidates' policies could have far-reaching implications on Indonesian security.