As international tensions rise and major power relations deteriorate, Emmanuelle Maître offers feasible ways to limit the most destabilizing effects of the Asia-Pacific’s growing missile competition.
SPACE - 'Either way, this does not change the nuclear balance of terror between Beijing and Washington.'
PHYS - Experts in the military uses of outer space have urged further international dialog following flight tests of a new Chinese hypersonic missile system.
Special report by Brig. (Ret.) Feroz Khan assesses current relations and escalation risks and proposes measures to stabilise tensions and improve peace and security in Southern Asia.
Jessica Lee, Kim Won-soo, Jeongmin Kim, and Masakatsu Ota weigh in on the DPRK's recent hypersonic missile test launch and make recommendations for policy responses from relevant actors.
THE BULLETIN - APLN board member Tong Zhao featured in a virtual program by the Bulletin on the topic, “China’s new nuclear silo fields: Negotiating card or arms race catalyst.”
INDIA TODAY - The Long March 4B lifted off from the Taiyuan launch centre to deploy the twin satellites in the near-polar orbit around 500 kilometres above the planet.
Chris Gowe recognizes the barriers to Chinese engagement and advocates for an informal dialogue-based approach that builds towards a multi-domain trilateral framework in the long term.
THE INTERPRETER - APLN Chair Gareth Evans discusses China's new silos and urges policy makers to prioritize risk reduction.
Tanya Ogilvie-White and Tanvi Kulkarni argue for a robust, collaborative security-building approach to constrain the burgeoning missiles race in East Asia.