Southeast Asia

Report

6 Aug 2018

Australia’s dialogue partner relationship with ASEAN supports Australian policy autonomy and Australia’s engagement with Southeast Asia. This relationship also has significant room for growth, according to this report.

Report

1 Aug 2018

This report argues that over the past five years, there’s been an increase in coastguard and maritime border response capabilities across much of ASEAN. The report highlights an opportunity for Australia to cooperate and collaborate with partners across the region on surveillance, maritime domain awareness...

Research report

29 Jun 2018

This report looks at Indonesia’s efforts to respond to the late 2017 violence against the Rohingya that led to one of the largest, fastest refugee flows on record, with more than 700,000 people flooding into Bangladesh in a matter of weeks.

Discussion paper

30 Aug 2017

Based on a consultative workshop held in Canberra on 3 August 2017, this paper offers options for the Australian government to help reduce the threat posed by Islamic State aligned groups in the Philippines.

Report

3 Aug 2017

In order to explore and elevate Southeast Asian perspectives on US–China competition, the Lowy Institute and the Council on Foreign Relations convened nearly two dozen Southeast Asian scholars and policymakers from around the region to discuss their perspectives.

Research report

21 Jul 2017

The battle for Marawi in the southern Philippines is likely to have long-term repercussions for extremism in Southeast Asia.

Research report

30 Jun 2017

Facing a future of relative decline, changing power balances and alliance uncertainty, Australia must make ASEAN and Southeast Asia its priority for economic, political and security cooperation.

Journal article

19 Jun 2017

This article examines how the deployment of a US Marine Corps force to Australia came about, the reaction to it in Australia and the United States, and potential future geopolitical ramifications it could have for Australia, China, Southeast Asian countries, and the United States.

Research report

21 Feb 2017

Overview

For thirteen years, the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC) has served as a regional rallying point for much-needed counterterrorism capacity development and cooperation.

Since its inception in 2004, with strong bilateral support from the Australian Government, JCLEC’s operating and...

Research report

20 Dec 2016

As the battle for Mosul unfolds in Iraq, Australian policymakers must carefully consider Australia’s long-term objectives in the Middle East. One critical question needs to be answered because it’s central to the process of making strategy. What is the Australian policy objective: to what end...

Working paper

15 Nov 2016

This working paper reviews recent trends in human trafficking in Southeast Asia and the status of the anti-trafficking regime in ASEAN member states. It examines the role of Australian governments in helping establish and develop anti‑trafficking legislation and national referral mechanisms in ASEAN states and...

Discussion paper

5 Jul 2016

Australia is positioned next to south-east Asia, where one billion people lack access to adequate sanitation facilities. Only half the population in the Pacific Island countries have access to such facilities, while poor hygiene and unsanitary living conditions have contributed to children in remote Australian...

Research report

27 Jun 2016

Overview

Manis is the Bahasa word for ‘sweet’. It also could symbolise a grouping of maritime partners on the southern edge of South-east Asia: Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Singapore.

MANIS regional maritime cooperation forum, could address a vast range of...

Transcript

3 May 2016

This article presents a discussion with counter-terrorism expert Sidney Jones, relating to some of the potential security challenges confronting Indonesia.

Relative to its size, Indonesia has a jihadist movement that is very small and, for the most part, quite unsuccessful. Renowned counter-terrorism expert and...

Commentary

Article

17 Mar 2016

Defence and economics mix in ways that aren’t considered by military strategists

ONE OF the convictions that drives military policy in the developed world is a shared belief in the importance of keeping sea lanes open. For the authors of Australia’s white paper...

25 Jan 2016

There has been a lot of breathless commentary about ASEAN lately; researchers and consultants alike have been making big claims about the ASEAN Economic Community surpassing China as the powerhouse of the East. But, asks Len Perry in the Australian Review of Public Affairs, does...

Research report

15 Dec 2015

Overview

Although the prime focus of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been on establishing a state—a caliphate—in the Middle East, it has also sought to gain a presence beyond that area. Southeast Asia is one region that’s now receiving...

Research report

4 Dec 2015

Overview

The Asian Perspectives on Civil-Military-Police Relations and Coordination in Disaster Management study explores the historical evolution of civil-military-police relations in Asia and the role that the military plays in Asian societies today in relation to disaster response. It focuses on how military...

Research report

30 Nov 2015

Overview

Vietnam’s foreign policy is at an important crossroads. Recent actions by China, particularly in the South China Sea, and a sophisticated adjustment in approach by the United States have combined with demographic and other changes within the country to cause a significant...

Journal article

18 Nov 2015

Freedoms of navigation and overflight (FON) are extremely important to Australia both economically and strategically. This is mainly because of Australia’s dependence on seaborne trade most of which passes through the archipelagos to our north and north-east. The archipelagic arc stretching from Indonesia, the Philippines...

Overview

 

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