Conclusion: Clearly the Trump administration will be pushed in many directions on foreign policy issues. The goal for this new team should be to prioritize a few key objectives and stick to a set vision for what they wish to achieve — and never to allow a crisis-management mentality to set in. If Trump were […]
More Signs Of Waining U.S. Influence In The Pacific Region: China And Malaysia Sign Wide Ranging Naval Co-Operation Deal
Doubtful that this is what was envisioned with the ‘U.S. Pivot To Asia’ RCP https://www.ft.com/content/76e53d98-a031-11e6-891e-abe238dee8e2 FINANCIAL TIMES China And Malaysia Sign Wide Ranging Naval Co-Operation Deal Beijing denies it is trying to buy better relations with neighbours Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak, left, and China’s Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the […]
August 30, 2016 11:12 Russian Warships To Head To South China Sea In Early September Military & Defense August 30, 8:28 UTC+3 The Joint Sea 2016 Russian-Chinese military drills are to take place September 11 through to September 19 The Admiral Vinogradov (archive) © Vladimir Sayapin/TASS VLADIVOSTOK, August 30. /TASS/. A detachment of ships of Russia’s […]
http://m.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2001035/china-makes-show-force-two-disputed-sea-fronts?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20160809&utm_campaign=scmp_today China Makes Show Of Force On Two Disputed Sea Fronts Beijing sends official vessels and military aircraft to East and South China seas to signal that it can ‘throw a punch’ at any time, analysts say ZHEN LIU ZHEN.LIU@SCMP.COM PUBLISHED : Monday, 08 August, 2016, 11:54pm UPDATED : Monday, 08 August, 2016, 11:54pm In this […]
Interview: Zachary Abuza On ISIS In Asia: A Closer Look At The Threat Islamic State Poses To The Asia-Pacific.
Excerpts: But governments in the Asia-Pacific have plenty of reasons for concern. First, while harder for law enforcement and intelligence services to break up, “lone wolf” or self-radicalized groups, tend to be more amateurish. For example, while the July 2016 grenade attack on a pub in Kuala Lumpur was the first terrorist attack in the […]