The Institute for Security and Development Policy regularly issues a variety of publications ranging from shorter Policy Briefs to more comprehensive studies in its Asia and Silk Road Papers series. Explore the different series below.
China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea: Disputes and Dispute Management
This article examines recent developments in the South China Sea; in particular, the China-Vietnam relationship. The developments are presented in the broader context of the Sino-Vietnamese approach to managing border […]
A new wave of violence and Buddhist nationalism in Myanmar
At least 40 Muslims are reported to have been killed in Buddhist-led attacks in Myanmar’s Rakhine State last week, a Fortify Rights report released last Thursday stated.
Conflict resolution and dispute settlement in the South China Sea region (part 2)
The most extensive bilateral talks are the ones between China and Vietnam since the full normalisation of their relations in late 1991. In order to manage their territorial disputes China […]
Conflict resolution and dispute settlement in the South China Sea region
The South China Sea region displays a variety of approaches which aim to contribute to and promote the peaceful settlement of disputes. The overview of approaches is divided into two […]
EU-Myanmar Relations: Toward Greater Engagement
EU-Myanmar relations have come a long way in recent years since sanctions were first imposed on Myanmar in 1990. This paper accordingly provides an overview of the improvement in bilateral […]
Careful Stewardship: Managing Myanmar’s Bumpy Road Ahead
Myanmar’s transition process has proceeded apace with significant results already achieved. However, bumps are to be expected on the road ahead which may temporarily throw Myanmar off track. Thus there […]
Myanmar’s Economic Reform and Development: Prospects and Challenges
Implementing economic reform is an imperative for Myanmar. Since the new civilian government came to power in 2011, it has undertaken a series of reform measures with varying degrees of […]
Bombings in Myanmar: New Impetus for Community Engagement
A series of recent bombings in Myanmar reveal how complex business interests can derail the peace process and put into jeopardy the country’s democratic transition. Police reports attributed the bombings […]
Myanmar’s Mineral Resources: Boon or Bane for the Peace Process?
As investors look to tap into new opportunities in Myanmar’s resource and mining sectors they risk undermining the fragile peace process and provoking tensions between the government and armed ethnic […]