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IISS research on the Asia-Pacific informs regional policy through the annual Shangri-La Dialogue security summit and year-round activities of the IISS-Asia office in Singapore

Expert: Dr Tim Huxley

Tim Huxley

Executive Director, IISS-Asia   

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Strategic Comments

Malaysia's political challenges

Malaysia has entered a new and unstable era, in which not only the present government but also the country’s long-established political system are facing unprecedented challenges. For many Malaysians, the most worrying aspect of recent political scandals and a fragmented opposition has been the evidence of a growing political polarisation along ethnic and religious lines.

Regional Security Assessment 2015

Key developments in Asia-Pacific security

This Strategic Dossier focuses on the evolving roles of the major powers in the Asia-Pacific.

New Adelphi book

China’s Strong Arm

China has long adhered to a principle of ‘non-interference’ in other states’ affairs. However, as more of its companies invest overseas, Beijing is finding itself involved.