March 8, 2022No Comments

Defense Spending and Procurement in South East Asia

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.

January 28, 2022No Comments

ITSS Verona 2021/22 Webinar Series: “The View From South East Asia”, with Bitzinger and Timur

In this second event of "The View From: Voices from South East Asia" conceptualised and moderated by ITSS Verona members Arslan Skeikh and Arnaud Sobrero, Dr Richard Bitzinger and Dr Fitri Bintang Timur share their immense experience on issues regarding international security, great power competition, trade, diplomacy, and conflict in greatly strategic South East Asia.