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    The rising threat of maritime crime and piracy in Asia

    In 2020, there has been a considerable increase in piracy and armed robbery incidents against ships in Asia. Rising cases have been reported in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, South China Sea, and the Singapore Strait. While the majority of events have not resulted in violence towards crew or significant losses or damages to vessels,… 


    Results Rejected: Jakarta's May 2019 Riots

    On 21 and 22 May 2019, thousands of supporters of opposition leader Prabowo Subianto rioted in central Jakarta after he rejected the results of the recent general election. With the current tensions in mind, Rob Attwell explains how a combination of deep societal divisions and political polarisation is contributing to a worsening security environment… 


    2019: Elections to Watch

    Several significant elections are scheduled to take place around the world in 2019, and we review a number of these in this article. From Nigeria to Indonesia, Ukraine and Libya, the outcome of the 2019 electoral season will not only determine the sociopolitical and economic trajectories of individual countries, but also impact domestic and regional…