Malcolm Cook is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS)-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore. At the Institute, Cook focuses on the Philippines and on major power security interests in Southeast Asia. Prior to moving to Singapore in 2014, he was the inaugural East Asia Program Director at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia from 2003-2010, and then the first Dean of the School of International Studies at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. Cook has lived and worked in Canada, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, and Singapore.

Last Updated: May 16, 2016



Escalation in the South China Sea

Julian G. Ku, M. Taylor Fravel & more
International tensions are rising over the shipping lanes and land formations in the South China Sea. Last week, the People’s Liberation Army Air Force scrambled fighter jets in response to a U.S. Navy ship sailing near the disputed Fiery Cross Reef...