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 (42)

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen

Setbacks for Moscow, Progress for Kyiv: The Russia-Ukraine War and its Impact on the ASEAN, G20 and APEC Summits

Ian Storey

The Russia-Ukraine War complicated but did not derail the ASEAN, G20 and APEC summits in Southeast Asia.

When Abstention Speaks Volumes: Thailand’s Turnaround in the UNGA

Ian Storey

Thailand’s decision to abstain from the latest United Nations General Assembly resolution on rejecting Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territories raises doubts about Bangkok’s commitment to international laws and norms.

Myanmar and Russia: Vladivostok Meeting Signals a Tighter Embrace

Ian Storey

Russia and Myanmar have been broadening bilateral cooperation in the face of global condemnation.

Will the Thai Military Ever Get Its Submarines and Stealth Fighters?

Ian Storey

Thailand’s military is facing a series of practical and political difficulties in its procurement processes to upgrade its air force and navy assets.

Piracy and the Pandemic: Maritime Crime in Southeast Asia, 2020-2022

Ian Storey

Contrary to expectations that the Covid-19 pandemic would result in a surge in maritime crime in Southeast Asia due to worsening economic conditions, 2021 saw the frequency of piracy and sea robbery attacks decline to pre-pandemic levels. However, the Singapore Strait remains a black spot.