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Cyber Cooperation for ASEAN: Smoother Ride on Track II?

November 27, 2018 | Tan E Guang Eugene, RSIS

The recently-concluded ASEAN Summit called for the promotion of secure and resilient information and communications technologies infrastructure and provides a roadmap on how this can be achieved.

Regulating Artificial Intelligence: An Ethical Approach

November 27, 2018 | Teo Yi-Ling, RSIS

As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more pervasive in everyday life, questions are being asked about where the legal and ethical bright lines are—or should be—in regulating its use.

Can the G20 Save Globalization's Waning Reputation?

November 27, 2018 | Catherine Tsalikis, CIGI

A decade after the first G20 Leaders’ Summit, former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers reflect on how the forum came to be and how it can better serve the international community going forward.

Advancing Marine Environmental Protection in the South China Sea

November 26, 2018 | Lina Gong and Julius Cesar Imperial Trajano, RSIS

There is currently no overarching regional environmental protection regime in the South China Sea. This argues that cooperation in this area is therefore critical, since marine environmental problems are often transboundary.

Will Iran’s Patience on Nuclear Deal Pay Off?

November 23, 2018 | Mahsa Rouhi, IISS

Despite renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran’s most critical industries, the JCPOA has not collapsed. Instead, there is a sense of optimism in Tehran that adhering to the terms of the deal makes sense for now.

The Perception Gap in the THAAD Dispute: Causes and Solutions

November 22, 2018 | Zhao Tong, IISS PKU

This aims to analyze and compare respective perceptions toward the THAAD deployment in the United States, South Korea, and China, and promotes a more nuanced and balanced understanding of this complex issue in these countries.

Climate Finance: Myth vs. Reality

November 22, 2018 | J. M. Mauskar, ORF

The Paris Agreement emphasized the role of finance in strengthening the global response to climate change. This explores some of the myths and realities that developed countries have claimed regarding climate financial flows.