1. Illuminating China’s Use of Directed-Energy Weapons
  2. Framework Matters: Maximizing the Full Potential of Philippine Defense Diplomacy
  3. An Overview of Australia and the Philippines’ Cybersecurity Landscape: Exploring Areas for Cooperation
  4. Surveying the Economic Agreements in the Asia-Pacific Region: Implications for the Philippines
  5. Global Governance in Cyberspace: Delineating Obligations in the Cyber Context
  6. Untangling the Web: A Closer Look at Illegal Wildlife Trade in Southeast Asia


  1. Protection without Fear: Advocating Accessible Healthcare Services for Irregular Migrants during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  2. Revisiting the Need for a Legally Binding Code of Conduct in the South China Sea: Chasing a Moving Target


  1. Hastening A Haze Solution: The Challenges to ASEAN Collective Engagement
  2. Strengthening the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Pillar through Youth Diplomacy


  1. Bridging the Infrastructure Investment Gap through Foreign Aid: A Briefer on Chinese ODA
  2. The Challenges to Australia’s ASEAN Membership
  3. Basel III Implementation and MSME Lending: A Tight Balancing Act
  4. How Does Germany’s New Coalition Government Affect the Philippines?
  5. Finding Opportunities in Japan’s Aging Population
  6. The Indo-Pacific Construct in Australia’s White Papers: Reflections for ASEAN-Australia Future Strategic Partnership
  7. Considerations on the Legal Approach to Dispute Settlement: The Philippine Experience with the South China Sea Arbitration
  8. Japan’s Security Policy and Relations: Clearing the “Nuclear Clouds” in the Korean Peninsula
  9. Does the Philippines Need the EU’s GSP+?
  10. Central Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative: Considerations for the Philippines
  11. The Philippines’ ASEAN Chairmanship: Gains and Missed Opportunities


  1. Boosting Growth Through Reverse Brain Drain: India’s Know-how
  2. Intellectual Property Rights: The Deadlock in the EU-PH Free Trade Deal
  3. Finding Solutions for Maritime Security Challenges in the Tri-Border Area
  4. Russia and China: Gateway to Fostering Philippines – Central Asia Relations?
  5. Engaging Filipinos and the World Through Digital Diplomacy
  6. ASEAN and the African Union: Time for a Stronger Cooperation?
  7. Japan’s Legislation for Peace and Security: Perspective and Considerations
  8. Understanding the Strategic Importance of Duterte’s Foreign Trips
  9. Examining the DFA’s Economic Security Strategy and the Elusiveness of Stable Job Creation
  10. ‘Partners’ For Change: Understanding the External Relations of ASEAN
  11. Probing the (Im)possibility of China’s Compliance with the South China Sea Arbitration Award
  12. The South Asia Nuclear Conundrum: Ripple Effects of Confrontation
  13. A Demonstration of Resolve in Pag-asa Island
  14. ASEAN-India: Forging Physical Connectivity
  15. Reflecting on ASEAN’s Contributions to the Region and the World
  16. The Rise of European Right-Wing Populism
  17. The Philippines’ Labor Migration: OFWs in Qatar and the Kafala System
  18. Towards an Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Management Process
  19. Tides of Change in Iran and The US: Implications for the Philippines
  20. Why Should Filipinos Care about the French Presidential Election?
  21. Cooperation with China on the Philippines’ War on Drugs
  22. The Philippines’ “Pivot” to China: A Review of Perspectives
  23. Breaking Out of the Rut: Moving Forward with Philippine-LAC Economic Relations
  24. The Belt and Road Initiative and Philippine Participation in the Maritime Silk Road
  25. The ICC Crisis in Africa: An Opportunity for the Philippines?
  26. Kazakhstan’s Role in the Community of Nations
  27. Combatting Infectious Diseases: The Zika Virus
  28. Addressing Cyberspace Vulnerability: The ASEAN and the Philippines
  29. ASEAN at 50 and the Philippine Chairmanship in 2017
  30. RCEP and the Future of Asian Free Trade Agreements: A Philippine Perspective


  1. Japan in 2016: Shifts in Domestic Politics amid Shifts in Regional Landscape
  2. In Retrospect: Assessing Obama’s Asia Rebalancing Strategy
  3. Distracted ASEAN? Where To For ASEAN Centrality?
  4. Toward A Disaster Resilient Region: Examining US-ASEAN Cooperation On Disaster Management Under the Obama Administration
  5. From Managing Disasters to Managing Risks: Key Efforts in the Philippines
  6. A Decade of North Korea’s Nuclear Tests and the Failure of Sanctions Regime
  7. Public Diplomacy and Nation Branding: Is There A Need To Establish A Philippine National Branding Council?
  8. Globalizing MSMEs via B2B E-Commerce: Considerations for the Philippines
  9. Financing the Sustainable Development Goals through Private Sector Partnership
  10. Deliberate, Not Desperate: The Philippines’ National Security Strategy On The West Philippine Sea
  11. The Contest for International Support on the South China Sea Disputes
  12. Domestic Reforms and Philippine Economic Diplomacy in 2016
  13. Prioritizing The Protection Of Civilians In The Middle East
  14. Transnational Radicalism: A Global ISIS?


  1. Beyond Security: The Philippines-Vietnam Strategic Partnership
  2. What is Keeping the Philippines from Joining the TPP?
  3. Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Centerpiece of US Rebalance Policy
  4. Why the Delay in the Free(r) Flow of Skilled Labor in ASEAN?
  5. Is It Over? Terrorism in East Africa
  6. The Philippines and India: Strategic Partners?
  7. Looking Ahead: Myanmar’s Strategic Value
  8. UNCLOS Part XII and Protecting the Marine Environment in the South China Sea
  9. Maintaining ASEAN Centrality in Connectivity through MPAC
  10. Protecting the Stateless: Proposing an ASEAN Response to the Rohingya in Myanmar
  11. Mi Figue, Mi Raisin: the Filipinos’ Culture of Migration in the Age of Globalization
  12. Integrating a Gender Perspective in UN Peace Support Operations
  13. South Korean ODA to the Philippines: Realities and Possibilities
  14. An Environmental Turn in the South China Sea Disputes
  15. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Considerations for the Philippines
  16. Getting a Slice of the Pie: the Philippines in ASEAN- South Korea Relations
  17. India’s Interests in the South China Sea
  18. Peacekeeping in a Volatile Environment: The Philippines in Golan Heights and Beyond
  19. Challenges to Malaysia’s 2015 ASEAN Chairmanship
  20. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Long Road to Peace
  21. Reconciling Labor Realities with Policy: The EPS and the Overseas Filipino Workers in South Korea
  22. Walking A Thin Line: 50 Years of Philippines-Iran Relations and Beyond
  23. US National Security Strategy and Implications for the Philippines
  24. Can the Philippines and Vietnam be Strategic Partners?


  1. Eyes on the Prize? Philippines-US Alliance and Defense Modernization
  2. Finding the Philippines’ Place in the New Scramble for Africa
  3. Indonesian Elections: The Role and Participation of Women
  4. EDCA and the Constitutionality of the MDT
  5. Myanmar’s ASEAN Leadership: Progress on the South China Sea
  6. Shifts and Stalemates: Regional Dynamics in the Korean Peninsula
  7. Moratorium in the South China Sea: Charting A Course Towards Peace
  8. Diversifying Bilateral Security Relations beyond the US Hub-and-Spoke Alliance System
  9. Philippines-China Relations: Beyond the Territorial Disputes
  10. ASEAN – The Core of a Robust Security Architecture for the Asia Pacific?
  11. The New Principles and Guidelines on Arms Exports: A Sign of Change Or a Sign of Continuity in Japan’s Security Policy?