Dr Tim Huxley, Director, IISS-Asia, looks ahead to the key highlights of the 16th Asia Security Summit, expressing his hope that US Defense Secretary James Mattis will offer clarity on his country's policies towards the region.

This post is part of the 2017 IISS Shangri-La Voices blog. It will provide a lively mix of news and views from the 16th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, taking place in Singapore from 2–4 June.

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IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2018

The 17th Asia Security Summit will be held in Singapore on 1–3 June 2018.


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