Richard Bitzinger talks about the current dynamics shaping the defense market in South East Asia, notably in light of the South China Sea disputes. He presents the predicted trends of defense spending and procurement putting in perspective recent events such as Indonesia’s Rafale purchase.

Richard Bitzinger is Visiting Research Fellow at the Military Transformations Program at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.

Interviewers: Arnaud Sobrero & Romain Gallix.