Publications

Recent publications by the author of Geopolitical Conflict:

 

Rising Violence in Thailand’s ‘Deep South’ Exposes Cracks in the Junta’s Strategy

1 August 2017, World Politics Review

 

Mindanao Conflict Risks Spike in Southeast Asia Piracy

27 July 2017, Geopolitical Monitor

 

Dokdo-Takeshima Islands: South Korea And Japan’s Intractable Maritime Dispute

21 July 2017, Eurasia Review

 

Laos: Decades after America’s ‘Secret War’, Unexploded Bombs still hinder Development 

18 July 2017, Asian Correspondent

 

Japan’s Nuclear Dilemma: The Search for Energy Security Post-Fukushima 

11 April 2017, Asian Correspondent 

 

Despite his tough talk, the Philippines’ Duterte faces long odds against Abu Sayyaf 

2 February 2017, World Politics Review

 

An economic success story: how Vietnam became Southeast Asia’s top performer 

31 January 2017, Asian Correspondent

 

Is Myanmar on the path to Genocide? 

18 January 2017, The Diplomat

 

Myanmar: Ground Zero for China-India Energy Competiton 

31 October 2016, Geopolitical Monitor

 

Is Climate Change Driving Conflict in the Middle East? 

29 October 2016, International Policy Digest

 

Japan stands firm on Senkaku Islands in East China Sea 

16 September 2016, Geopolitical Monitor

 

Central Asia’s Oil and Gas Now Flows to the East 

18 August 2016, The Diplomat

 

East Asia’s State-led Search for Energy Security

23 July 2016, The Diplomat

 

China’s Maritime Diplomacy leaves ASEAN divided on the South China Sea 

18 July 2016, International Policy Digest

 

The Troubled History of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula 

31 May 2016, International Policy Digest

 

The Shifting Drivers of Turkey’s Foreign Policy: Secularism, Islamism, Nationalism 

23 May 2016, Eurasia Review

 

US-Vietnam Rapprochement Fast-tracked amid South China Sea Dispute 

18 May 2016, Geopolitical Monitor

 

Niger Delta: A Region Cursed by Oil Politics 

9 May 2016, Geopolitical Monitor

 

Colombia on the Verge of Historic FARC Peace Deal 

20 March 2016, Geopolitical Monitor

 

Myanmar: Challenges Ahead as New Parliament Begins Work 

3 March 2016, Geopolitical Monitor

 

Backgrounder: Boko Haram 

24 January 2016, Geopolitical Monitor