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Asia Pacific Security

Pakistan’s heightened terror threat reawakens concerns for regional stability

Bombings in Pakistan bring terrorism back to the forefront of the political debate and raise about Pakistan’s ability to respond to the terrorist threat.

Asia Pacific Politics

Trump and the Koreas: What to expect from calculated irrationaliy

Donald Trump’s tumultuous debut into international relations encourages debate around his strategic coherence and balance with North and South Korea.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy Under The Radar

Under the Radar: How sandalwood is transforming crime and commerce in Asia

The boom in sandalwood prices is creating opportunities in Australia, India and beyond but high prices are also driving a boom in crime as well.

Asia Pacific Future Generator

Future Generator: Why media is negative on the Senkaku Islands

The ‘Future Generator’ is a highly unique and cutting-edge approach to forecasting ‘media sentiment’, developed by a partnership between Global Risk Insights (GRI) and Ethnographic Edge (EE). The aim of

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy

Australia’s energy mix: still room for coal?

Often at the frontline of extreme weather, Australia has long been a proponent of renewable energies and continues to play a strong international role on issues of climate change. Where

Asia Pacific Economics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Did Trump’s victory seal Brunei’s fate?

Trump’s exit from the TPP and his travel ban from Muslim majority countries are two potent threats to Brunei going forward.

Asia Pacific Politics Power Brokers

The enduring influence of Prem Tinsulanonda

Former head of Privy Council Prem Tinsulanonda is returning to political power in Thailand, which bodes well for the country’s political and economic success.

Asia Pacific Politics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: East Timor’s $40 billion oil conundrum

East Timor and Australia have agreed to a new maritime border which would give East Timor control of a $40 billion oil field. But not everyone is happy.

Asia Pacific Future Generator

Future Generator: Negative media sentiments continue for Thailand

Future Generator’s data analytics platform projects negative media sentiment towards Thailand’s political climate due to power struggles and floods.

Asia Pacific Future Generator

Future Generator: Media in Indonesia will turn negative for the next month

News coverage of Indonesia will turn negative over the next month as domestic instability increases. Indonesia is dealing with an increase in fake news.