Articles by: "Natalie Sambhi"
France’s burgeoning defence ties with Indonesia

At first glance, given their geographic distance, there seems little pushing France and Indonesia closer together. But from Paris’s perspective, the French territories in the region and the fact that 93% of France’s exclusive economic …

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My final Suggests! Keep reading for this week’s best reports, podcasts, videos and more. Top of today’s list is the stellar biography The Good Spy: the life and death of Robert Ames (h/t Kramerbooks), a CIA officer …

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Welcome to the first Suggests of 2016, straight to you from Washington, DC. Kicking off today is the unfortunate news of a terrorist attack on the Sarinah Mall in downtown Jakarta. In an interview with The …

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Welcome back to another round-up of reading picks, podcasts and videos in security and defence. America is not ready to fight today’s ‘grey war’s, says former US Special Operations Commander Eric T. Olsen. Defined as conflicts …

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The late edition of ASPI Suggests kicks off with US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s announcement on Thursday that all combat roles were now open to women. The US military has 30 days to enact the decision with no …

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The fallout from the Paris attacks and the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkish forces earlier this week continue. British Prime Minister David Cameron has used this opportunity to outline the UK’s strategy for …

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Update: ICYMI Henry Kissinger penned a WSJ op-ed back in mid-October entitled, ‘A path out of the Middle East collapse’. Headlining the first Suggests for November is an Intelligence Squared debate on the topic ‘Containment …