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Maldives has launched its first tactical drones. The eyes in the sky will improve the country’s defence force’s monitoring, surveillance, and data capabilities.

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Building tensions between Singapore and Malaysia over its water agreement are setting the two on a collision course over scarcity and sustainability.

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Long a source of tension with its neighbours, China’s transboundary rivers are opening opportunities for regional cooperation.

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Australia has an opportunity to strengthen its relationship with Maldives, a key strategic component in the Indian Ocean ramp-up.

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The Maldives is a key player in the Indian Ocean, positioning itself to benefit from India and China’s rivalry.

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India has kept a close watch on China’s activities and responded strongly where its security was directly affected.

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Things are likely to get much worse for India in the Maldives as Male and Beijing expand and deepen their strategic partnership.

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How Vientiane approaches its obligations to ASEAN and its debt to China will be a key to the bloc’s fortunes in 2024.

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Former PM Imran Khan’s stunning win in the Pakistan election is swept aside as Nawaz Sharif claims power with the military’s backing.

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As lines of division around the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza become more pronounced, questions arise about where big powers may position themselves.

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Relations with Israel and Palestine along two independent tracks may not be tenable amid the current crisis, but India hasn’t stopped trying.

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