Recent arms deals with Russia offer Laos few gains. Instead, the republic risks becoming a battleground for Russia and China to compete for influence.
ASEAN holds economic and diplomatic opportunities for Russia. After shoring up his power at home, Putin is turning his attention to Southeast Asia.
ASEAN nations are buying more weapons than ever before. In doing so, they are helping Putin improve Russia’s international standing.
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0By Timothy Misir, in Moscow For ASEAN Today One of the foreign policy challenges facing Philippine’s incoming president Rodrigo Duterte is balancing the country’s security relations with the US,…