Alessandro Arduino

Alessandro Arduino

Alessandro Arduino is principal research fellow at the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore

Show more

Latest from Alessandro Arduino

Opinion | From China to Middle East, drones are increasingly used to attack, spy and kill

Before drones, a pandemic the scale of the Covid-19 crisis would have halted most combat operations. But unmanned aerial vehicles can now allow states to deploy attacks or carry out surveillance from afar.

8 May 2020 - 5:52AM

Before drones, a pandemic the scale of the Covid-19 crisis would have halted most combat operations. But unmanned aerial vehicles can now allow states to deploy attacks or carry out surveillance from afar.

From China to Middle East, drones are increasingly used to attack, spy and kill
Asian Angle | Here’s the real reason China isn’t taking sides in Libya

Beijing’s ‘balanced vagueness’ places bets on both sides. If the Libyan government wins, the belt and road gets a boost. If the army wins, PetroChina gets one instead.

28 Jan 2020 - 8:16PM

Beijing’s ‘balanced vagueness’ places bets on both sides. If the Libyan government wins, the belt and road gets a boost. If the army wins, PetroChina gets one instead.

Here’s the real reason China isn’t taking sides in Libya