Historic Xi–Ma summit an attempt to preserve cross-strait

The first meeting of a Chinese and Taiwanese president comes ahead of 2016 elections in Taiwan tipped to bring a stark change of government and policy, says Alexander Neill.


US tests the waters around disputed South China Sea reef

By William Choong, Shangri-La Dialogue Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security

South Sudan

Could Russia repeat the east Ukraine playbook in Syria?

By Ben Barry, Senior Fellow for Land Warfare