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.
Tensions in Cyberspace: Toward a Code of Conduct
The row between the United States and China, caused by the indictment of five Chinese military officers on account of cyberespionage against private companies in the U.S., illustrates the importance […]
Security and Development in Afghanistan after 2014, 6th annual ISDP-AMS Conference
The topic under discussion during the 6th annual ISDP-AMS conference, held December 6-8,2013, focused on the future prospects for Afghanistan after the planned withdrawal of international forces at the end […]
China’s “Sea Power Nation” Strategy
China is a large maritime nation. It has a coastline of more than 18,000 km, three million square kilometers of territorial seas, and over 6,500 islands with an area larger […]
Reed Bank: Next Flashpoint for China and the Philippines in the South China Sea?
The Philippines is seeking to develop the seabed hydrocarbon resources of Reed Bank in the South China Sea, an area under dispute with China. Should Manila put plan to action, […]
Looting Chinese factories won’t help the Vietnamese economy
Anti-China protests in Vietnam have attracted world-wide attention over the past few days, as hundreds have been injured and at least 21 killed. The riots were sparked by China drilling […]
Toward a Roadmap for Peace and Stability on the Korean Peninsula: Steps and Perspectives
This paper attempts to illustrate steps and perspectives of a process that could go beyond the present gridlock between the key parties that have a stake in the current conflict […]
MERS-CoV: Deadly SARS-like virus a warning to Southeast Asia
Most experts agree that it is only a matter of time until Asia will have to respond to another large-scale disease epidemic, as was seen with the SARS outbreak. As […]
Checking Putin’s Eurasian Ambitions
Georgia and Azerbaijan can deny Moscow access to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. But they need U.S. support.
Ticking clock – Prospects for lasting peace in southern Philippines
The Philippine government’s peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front insurgents opens a pathway to reconciliation. Martina Klimesova assesses the security and economic obstacles to a long-term resolution of […]