Dr Ian Storey is Senior Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and editor of Contemporary Southeast Asia. He specializes in security issues in Southeast Asia with a particular focus on the South China Sea dispute. Prior to joining ISEAS he was Associate Professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii and Assistant Professor at Deakin University, Australia. He obtained his PhD from the City University of Hong Kong (2001), Master’s Degree from the International University of Japan (1995) and Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from the University of Hull, England (1991). He was born and brought up in the United Kingdom.

Articles by Ian Storey (30)

Indonesia’s South China Sea Confab: When Chin-wagging Counts

Ian Storey

Indonesia plans to convene a meeting with some of its ASEAN colleagues to discuss the South China Sea. The idea is not new, but this time it might just work.

Myanmar’s Submarines: The Race Is on Between China and Russia

Ian Storey

Last month Myanmar became the first Southeast Asian country to take delivery of a made-in-China submarine. In doing so, China has upped the stakes in its competition with Russia to supply Myanmar with a new fleet of submarines. Price and geopolitics will decide which country wins.

Russia’s Maritime Exercise With ASEAN: Punching Below Its Weight

Ian Storey

The recent ASEAN-Russia Naval Exercise served up a rich dose of symbolism and a signal of Moscow’s resolve to up its profile in the region. The fact remains that Russia’s presence in Southeast Asia should not be exaggerated.

The USS Connecticut Incident: Silent Service, Turbulent Clash?

Ian Storey

A recent incident involving a US Navy nuclear-powered submarine underscores the danger of an increasingly congested underwater environment in the South China Sea.

China and Second Thomas Shoal: For They Say, But Do Not

Ian Storey

China’s expressed desire to uphold peace and stability in the South China Sea rings hollow when one examines its recent actions around Second Thomas Shoal.