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Southeast Asia's Treacherous Waters

Jun 2, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Southeast Asia's Treacherous Waters
The number of training exercises in the tri-border area between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines are increasing, but may not be enough to secure the maritime space's resources and shipping lanes.
(THERENCE KOH/AFP/Getty Images)

States in and outside Southeast Asia have paid less attention to security conditions in the tri-border area -- maritime and territorial spaces covering waters of Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines -- where piracy, kidnappings, terrorist attacks and criminal activities have threatened fishing and trade flows. In light of recent maritime...

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