CIRSS COMMENTARIES

  1. THE NEW PRINCIPLES AND GUIDELINES ON ARMS EXPORTS: A SIGN OF CHANGE OR A SIGN OF CONTINUITY IN JAPAN’S SECURITY POLICY?
  2. ASEAN – The Core of a Robust Security Architecture for the Asia Pacific?
  3. Philippines-China Relations: Beyond the Territoral Disputes
  4. Diversifying Bilateral Security Relations beyond the US Hub-and-Spoke Alliance System
  5. Moratorium in the South China Sea: Charting A Course Towards Peace by Carlos D. Sorreta and Mary Fides A. Quintos (Issue 5, August 2014)
  6. Shifts and Stalemates: Regional Dynamics in the Korean Peninsula by Louie Dane C. Merced (Issue 6, September 2014)
  7. Myanmar’s ASEAN Leadership: Progress on the South China Sea by Jeremie Credo (Issue 7, September 2014)
  8. EDCA and the Constitutionality of the MDT by Carlos D. Sorreta and Karla Mae G. Pabeliña (Issue 9, October 2014)
  9. Indonesian Elections: The Role and Participation of Women by: Jemimah Joanne C. Villaruel (Issue 10, October 2014)
  10. Finding the Philippines’ Place in the New Scramble for Africa by Redmond Alejandro B. Lim (Vol. II, Issue 3, November 2014)
  11. Eyes on the Prize? Philippines-US Alliance and Defense Modernization by Julio S. Amador III (Issue 12, December 2014)
  12. Can the Philippines and Vietnam be Strategic Partners? by Julio S. Amador III and Jeremie P. Credo (Vol. II, Issue 1, February 2015)
  13. US National Security Strategy and Implications for the Philippines by Karla Mae G. Pabelina (Vol. II, Issue 2, February 2015)
  14. Walking A Thin Line: 50 Years of Philippines-Iran Relations and Beyond by Redmond Alejandro B. Lim (Vol. II, Issue 3, February 2015)
  15. Reconciling Labor Realities with Policy: The EPS and the Overseas Filipino Workers in South Korea (Vol. II, Issue 4, March 2015)
  16. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Long Road to Peace by Andrea Kristine G. Molina (Vol. II, No. 5, March 2015)
  17. Challenges to Malaysia’s 2015 ASEAN Chairmanship by Jeremie P. Credo (Vol. II, No. 6, March 2015)
  18. Peacekeeping in a Volatile Environment: The Philippines in Golan Heights and Beyond by RJ Marco Lorenzo C. Parcon (Vol. II, No. 7, March 2015)
  19. India’s Interests in the South China Sea by Jemimah Joanne C. Villaruel (Vol. II, No. 8, March 2015)
  20. Is ASEAN Meeting Targets In Services Trade Liberalization? by Jovito Jose P. Katigbak (Vol. II, No. 9, April 2015)
  21. Getting a Slice of the Pie: the Philippines in ASEAN- South Korea Relations by Krista Kyla D. Seachon (Vol. II, No. 10, April 2015)
  22. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Considerations for the Philippines by Andrea Chloe A. Wong (Vol. II, No. 11, May 2015)
  23. An Environmental Turn in the South China Sea Disputes by Louie Dane C. Merced (Vol. II, No. 12, May 2015)
  24. South Korean ODA to the Philippines: Realities and Possibilities by Krista Kyla D. Seachon (Vol. II, No. 13, May 2015)
  25. Integrating a Gender Perspective in UN Peace Support Operations by RJ Marco Lorenzo C. Parcon (Vol. II, No. 14, May 2015)
  26. Mi Figue, Mi Raisin: the Filipinos’ Culture of Migration in the Age of Globalization by Edwin S. Estrada (Volume II, No. 15, June 2015)
  27. Protecting the Stateless: Proposing an ASEAN Response to the Rohingya in Myanmar by Julio S. Amador III and Joycee A. Teodoro (Vol. II, No. 16, June 2015)
  28. Maintaining ASEAN Centrality in Connectivity through MPAC by Joycee A. Teodoro (Vol. II, No. 17, June 2015)
  29. UNCLOS Part XII and Protecting the Marine Environment in the South China Sea by Mary Fides A. Quintos (Vol. II, No. 18, June 2015)
  30. Looking Ahead: Myanmar’s Strategic Value by Jeremie P. Credo (Vol. II, No. 19, July 2015)
  31. The Philippines and India: Strategic Partners? by Jemimah Joanne C. Villaruel (Vol. II, No. 20, July 2015)
  32. Is It Over? Terrorism in East Africa by Redmond Alejandro B. Lim (Vol. II, No. 21, July 2015)
  33. Why the Delay in the Free(r) Flow of Skilled Labor in ASEAN? by Jovito Jose P. Katigbak (Vol. II, No. 22, August 2015).
  34. Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Centerpiece of US Rebalance Policy by Karla Mae G. Pabelina (Vol II No. 24 October 2015)
  35. What is Keeping the Philippines from Joining the TPP? by Jovito Jose P. Katigbak (Vol. II, No. 25 October 2015)
  36. Beyond Security: The Philippines-Vietnam Strategic Partnership
    by Julio S. Amador III and Jeremie P. Credo
  37. Transnational Radicalism: A Global ISIS?
  38. Prioritizing The Protection Of Civilians In The Middle East
  39. Domestic Reforms and Philippine Economic Diplomacy in 2016
  40. The Contest for International Support on the South China Sea Disputes
  41. Deliberate, Not Desperate: The Philippines’ National Security Strategy On The West Philippine Sea
  42. Financing the Sustainable Development Goals through Private Sector Partnership
  43. Globalizing MSMEs via B2B E-Commerce: Considerations for the Philippines
  44. Public Diplomacy and Nation Branding: Is There A Need To Establish A Philippine National Branding Council?
  45. A Decade of North Korea’s Nuclear Tests and the Failure of Sanctions Regime
  46. From Managing Disasters to Managing Risks: Key Efforts in the Philippines
  47. Toward A Disaster Resilient Region: Examining US-ASEAN Cooperation On Disaster Management Under the Obama Administration
  48. Distracted ASEAN? Where To For ASEAN Centrality?
  49. In Retrospect: Assessing Obama’s Asia Rebalancing Strategy
  50. Japan in 2016: Shifts in Domestic Politics amid Shifts in Regional Landscape
  51. RCEP and the Future of Asian Free Trade Agreements: A Philippine Perspective
  52. ASEAN at 50 and the Philippine Chairmanship in 2017
  53. Addressing Cyberspace Vulnerability: The ASEAN and the Philippines
  54. Combatting Infectious Diseases: The Zika Virus
  55. Kazakhstan’s Role in the Community of Nations
  56. The ICC Crisis in Africa: An Opportunity for the Philippines?
  57. The Belt and Road Initiative and Philippine Participation in the Maritime Silk Road
  58. Breaking Out of the Rut: Moving Forward with Philippine-LAC Economic Relations
  59. The Philippines’ “Pivot” to China: A Review of Perspectives
  60. Cooperation with China on the Philippines’ War on Drugs
  61. Why Should Filipinos Care about the French Presidential Election?
  62. Tides of Change in Iran and The US: Implications for the Philippines
  63. Towards an Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Management Process
  64. The Philippines’ Labor Migration: OFWs in Qatar and the Kafala System
  65. The Rise of European Right-Wing Populism
  66. Reflecting on ASEAN’s Contributions to the Region and the World
  67. ASEAN-India: Forging Physical Connectivity
  68. A Demonstration of Resolve in Pag-asa Island
  69. The South Asia Nuclear Conundrum: Ripple Effects of Confrontation
  70. Probing the (Im)possibility of China’s Compliance with the South China Sea Arbitration Award
  71. ‘Partners’ For Change: Understanding the External Relations of ASEAN
  72. Examining the DFA’s Economic Security Strategy and the Elusiveness of Stable Job Creation
  73. Understanding the Strategic Importance of Duterte’s Foreign Trips
  74. Japan’s Legislation for Peace and Security: Perspective and Considerations
  75. ASEAN and the African Union: Time for a Stronger Cooperation?
  76. Engaging Filipinos and the World Through Digital Diplomacy
  77. Russia and China: Gateway to Fostering Philippines – Central Asia Relations?
  78. Finding Solutions for Maritime Security Challenges in the Tri-Border Area
  79. Intellectual Property Rights: The Deadlock in the EU-PH Free Trade Deal
  80. Boosting Growth Through Reverse Brain Drain: India’s Know-how
  81. The Philippines’ ASEAN Chairmanship: Gains and Missed Opportunities
  82. Central Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative: Considerations for the Philippines
  83. Does the Philippines Need the EU’s GSP+?
  84. Japan’s Security Policy and Relations: Clearing the “Nuclear Clouds” in the Korean Peninsula
  85. Considerations on the Legal Approach to Dispute Settlement: The Philippine Experience with the South China Sea Arbitration
  86. The Indo-Pacific Construct in Australia’s White Papers: Reflections for ASEAN-Australia Future Strategic Partnership
  87. Finding Opportunities in Japan’s Aging Population
  88. How Does Germany’s New Coalition Government Affect the Philippines?
  89. Basel III Implementation and MSME Lending: A Tight Balancing Act
  90. The Challenges to Australia’s ASEAN Membership
  91. Bridging the Infrastructure Investment Gap through Foreign Aid: A Briefer on Chinese ODA