September 21, 2023


Albert Lee

Albert Lee

Albert is a Kuala Lumpur-based Malaysian freelance defense journalist. His main area of interest is military aviation, particularly in the Indo-Pacific region.


Why South Korea’s insular geopolitical outlook puts its ASEAN outreach at risk

There are many benefits to expanding economic collaboration with Southeast Asia but only if Seoul can sustain it

Albert LeeAlbert LeeSeptember 19, 2023

How the Camp David summit underscores South Korea’s stance on South China Sea

South Korea takes firmer stance on maritime claims, departing from past ambiguity, possibly inviting Chinese retaliation

Albert LeeAlbert LeeAugust 24, 2023

Successful Redback delivery poses risk and reward for Korea’s defense industry

The Redback was explicitly designed for the international market, meaning there are no domestic units ready for delivery

Albert LeeAlbert LeeJuly 31, 2023

How South Korea uses arms sales to foster strategic relations with ASEAN

Seoul’s strategy highlights a shift from mere weapons transfers to addressing emerging security issues

Albert LeeAlbert LeeJune 7, 2023