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16 years ago

Securing regional waters: How much progress?

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At last week’s 6th IISS Asian Security Summit in Singapore, top officials from Asian and Southeast Asian nations discussed maritime security. Defense secretary Hermogenes Ebdane Jr. represented the Philippines. The summit was crucial for Mindanao because of its proximity to maritime areas that have been facing threats from terrorists and pirates. Read Ebdane’s paper here, Sri Lanka’s paper here, and Indonesia’s paper here. You can also read a Q&A on the subject.