Alexander M. Hynd
Alexander M. Hynd is a visiting fellow at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Indonesia, non-resident James A. Kelly Korea fellow at Pacific Forum, and a PhD candidate at UNSW Sydney.
A stalled deal with South Korea means both countries must overcome defence cooperation challenges to look to the future.
Will Tokyo’s tough stance against recent rulings in Seoul deter claims from other Asian countries?
Rich countries dumping plastic waste and garbage on poorer parts of the region has raised a stink in Manila.
Japan has quietly, and successfully, been building ties with the Philippines in a way that could calm a volatile region.