ASEAN must lead on preserving biodiversity

The combined effects of Covid-19 and climate change have revealed profound vulnerabilities in Southeast Asia. In ASEAN member states, the pandemic turned hospitals into mortuaries at the same time as natural disasters transformed coastal communities …

Competition and coexistence

These are demanding times. Geopolitical tensions are rising, primarily—but not exclusively—between China and the United States. Yet, at the same time, there is a deep need for inclusive global cooperation to fight the pandemic and …

ASPI’s decades: Covering climate change

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. For a think tank devoted to strategy, the need to combat climate change leads naturally to …

AUKUS is about collaboration, not captivity

‘When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.’ — Edmund Burke, ‘Thoughts on the cause of present discontents’, 1770 The only …