Myanmar’s Push for Democracy
Last year Myanmar held its first elections in over 20 years. Despite doubts about the validity of the elections, there have been several noteworthy developments. Even so, the intentions of the new civilian government are still questioned. Myanmar has a long way to go before it can be described as an open, free and fair democratic country. However, beginning with the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in mid-November 2010, there have many positive developments which are, in the context of decades of harsh military rule, important to highlight.
ISDP Annual Report 2023
ISDP’s Annual Report for the year 2023. We look back on 2023, a year in which tensions and conflicts captured the strategic space in ISDP’s focus areas, making headlines around […]
Indo-Pacific Security in 2030-35: Links in the Chain
In recent years, events like the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war have brought global supply chains squarely under the spotlight. The economic impact of these disruptive events exposed the […]
Climate Security in the Indo-Pacific: Priorities and Challenges
The climate vulnerabilities of the Indo-Pacific region have grown immensely with grave implications for regional, national, human, and ecological security. Climate action has been prioritized by most countries, including by […]