The Institute for Security and Development Policy regularly issues a variety of publications ranging from shorter Policy Briefs to more comprehensive studies in its Asia and Silk Road Papers series. Explore the different series below.

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  • Sino-Nordic Relations: Opportunities and the Way Ahead

    This report provides a study the relationships between the People’s Republic of China and the “Nordic” countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. It will pay particular attention to the possibilities for joint Nordic regional cooperation to serve as basis for such relation. ISDP has assessed challenges and shortcomings to these relationships, and proposes a series of opportunities as to how China and the Nordic countries can expand upon beneficial mutual engagements whilst mitigating risks to core ideals and interests.

  • 中国—北欧关系: 机遇与前景

    本《报告》研究了中华人民共和国与北 欧国家(即丹麦、芬兰、冰岛、挪威、瑞典五国)之间的关系,并特别关注了 北欧以联合的地区合作为基础与中国开展合作的可能性。瑞典安全和 发展政策研究所评估了上述关系的弱点 及所面临的挑战,并为中国与北欧国家 如何在双边互惠交往中实现关系拓展, 并降低危及核心理念及利益的风险指明 了一系列机遇。

  • The Belt and Road Initiative 一 带 一 路

    The Belt and Road Initiative is an incredibly ambitious plan that may potentially re-shape global trade. The ‘Belt’ aims to connect Chinese trade and production to Europe through Central Asia. […]

  • The State as Investment Market: Kyrgyzstan in Comparative Perspective

    Based on a detailed examination of Kyrgyzstan, Johan Engvall goes well beyond the case of this single country to elaborate a broad theory of economic corruption in developing post-Soviet states regionally—as a rational form of investment market for political elites.

  • The Revolt of 1916 in Russian Central Asia

    Marking the centennial of the 1916 Revolt in Russian Central Asia, the Central Asia Caucasus Institute releases a new edition of Edward Dennis Sokol's pioneering book, originally published in 1954, now with a new foreword by S. Frederick Starr.

  • Environmental Challenges and Cooperation in Northeast Asia

    Ranging from transboundary air pollution to maritime degradation, the countries of Northeast Asia face serious environmental threats that necessitate effective regional cooperation. This paper seeks to provide a concise and […]

  • New Silk Road

    More than two millennia ago, two main trade routes linked ancient China with other nations in the world–the Silk Road and the Maritime Silk Road. Since these ancient times, the […]

  • Myanmar and the Case for UN Resolution 1325

    From sexual violence to socio-economic hardships, women have borne a disproportionate share of the burden in Myanmar’s decades-long civil war. As the country undergoes a protracted peace process, more needs […]

  • Myanmar’s 2015 General Elections: Structure, Process, and Issues

    The second general elections since the beginning of Myanmar’s political transformation toward a multiparty democracy will take place on November 8. This year’s election will comprise all opposition parties and […]

  • Myanmar’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement

    The Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) seeks to achieve a negotiated settlement between the government of Myanmar and non-state ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) that paves the way for peace-building and national […]