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.
Central, East Europe’s road to benefits
The One Belt, One Road initiative needs to be aligned with Central and Eastern European Counties’ development plans, argues Dr. Minru Liu. Coordination and cooperation in this diverse region are […]
The EU and Asian Security: What role does the EU have in East Asia security?
The debate about the EU’s role in East Asia security is as old as its common Security and Defense Policy, and has always been controversial. With new strategic and security […]
Conflicting Views on Global Governance between China and the U.S.
The new National Security Strategy (NSS) of the United States – which was published in February 2015 – not only provides the most authoritative account of the country’s strategic thinking, […]
Thailand is stuck in a US-China tug of war
As many analysts have cautioned, Thailand has swung closer to China’s orbit since the junta took control in May 2014. This wasn’t Nostradamus-level foresight. The US was always going to […]
Turkey and Syria: A Slippery Slope
Opinion letter on US-Turkish relations. Regarding the article “Turkey needs Obama’s help on Syria” (Views, May 18) by Soner Cagaptay and James F. Jeffrey: The United States should do the […]
Shale Gas: The Key in the US’ Asia Pivot? (republished)
The “shale gas revolution” in the US could provide significant leverage in the US “pivot” to Asia. As China looks to absorb the technological know-how of shale gas extraction from […]
3 ways the US can start an economic ‘reset’ with Russia
Tensions between Russia and the United States are running high. Russian President Vladimir Putin canceled his trip to Camp David for the G8 summit this weekend and Moscow threatened preemptive […]
Obama must reset relations with Russia along economic lines
When Vladimir Putin arrives in Camp David for the G8 summit in May, President Obama must be ready to lay out the framework for a new reset. With Russian membership […]
A damning verdict on Russia
The report into the conflict between Russia and Georgia lays more blame at Moscow’s door than has been suggested.
Europe Exposes Russia’s Guilt in Georgia
This week’s much-anticipated European Union-commissioned report into the causes of the Russian-Georgian war of August 2008 predictably spread the blame for the conflict around. While Georgia was also censured, the […]