• Security Europe

The critical role of the ASEAN Regional Forum in building co-operation and trust

As the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) reaches its 22nd Anniversary, questions from policymakers and academics alike over its relevance and the common critique of the forum being nothing more than a “talk shop” have persisted since its establishment. While it is acknowledged that security issues persist in East and Southeast Asia, for example over the… Read article ›

  • Greener Europe

The challenges of bringing Turkmen gas to Europe

Turkmenistan stands to be a critical gas supplier for the EU, with advanced potential for enhancing the energy base of the European Commission’s proposed Southern Gas Corridor (SGC). However, regional energy geopolitics involving China and Russia with Turkmenistan’s state hierarchy impedes Turkmen gas exports to Europe. Energy savings made through EU expertise could interest the… Read article ›