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.
3 ways the US can start an economic ‘reset’ with Russia
Tensions between Russia and the United States are running high. Russian President Vladimir Putin canceled his trip to Camp David for the G8 summit this weekend and Moscow threatened preemptive […]
The End of Japan’s Nuclear Renaissance? Not Just Yet.
The 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that severally damaged the Fukushima nuclear plant have been described as ending the ‘nuclear renaissance’ in Japan. The government is in a hard […]
North Korea’s Third Hereditary Succession: Determining Factors and Hidden Meanings (in Korean)
North Korea appointed Kim Jong Un, the youngest son of Kim Jong Il, to the position of vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) […]
Israel-Palestine: New Leadership Needed
With rumors of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations on the verge of restarting, a closer examination of the Israeli political situation and the intentions and calculations of teh current government shows that such […]
A New Divide in the South China Sea
Nazery Khalid evaluates the prospect of peace in the South China Sea based on how the recent spat between China and Philippines is panning out.
Obama must reset relations with Russia along economic lines
When Vladimir Putin arrives in Camp David for the G8 summit in May, President Obama must be ready to lay out the framework for a new reset. With Russian membership […]
India’s Call on BRICS: Aligning with China without a Deal
China–India association in the BRICS bloc of countries is an example of multilateralism at its height. For China, the BRICS group holds a strategic significance as it is targeted towards […]
US-DPRK Bilateral Talks
The United States and North Korea resumed talks in Beijing on February 23–24, 2012, after a delay following the death of Kim Jong Il two months ago. Present at the […]
China’s Rising Military Power & Its Implications
China’s rising military power and its implications is of significant concern that has been widely discussed in the international community and among political elites across the globe. This paper explores […]