Current News and Journals

Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
An interactive, regularly-updated source for information, analysis, and policy exchange on maritime security issues in Asia. Hosted by

Asia Society – Policy & Politics News page
News, speeches, and more from the Asia Society.

Broader Horizons
RSIS monthly newsletter provides reports on maritime security and a news digest with links to full-text articles and reports on naval development and policy, maritime security and safety, as well as shipping, ports, and the maritime economy. The link goes to a  list of several current newsletters, with connections to the extensive range of NTU/RSIS  publications.

Comparative Connections
– The triannual electronic journal on East Asian bilateral relations sponsored by the Pacific Forum CSIS, theAsia-Pacific arm of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. It aims to inform and interpret the significant issues driving political, economic, and security affairs of the US and East Asian relations by an ongoing analysis of events in each key bilateral relationship. The reports are written by a variety of experts in Asian affairs, focus on political/security developments as well as economic issues. Each essay is accompanied by a chronology of significant events occurring between the states in question during the four-month period. A regional overview section places bilateral relationships in a broader context of regional relations.

Marine Policy
This journal of ocean policy studies covers international, regional and national marine policies; institutional arrangements for the management and regulation of marine activities, including fisheries and shipping; conflict resolution; marine pollution and environment; conservation and use of marine resources. Regular features include research reports, conference reports and reports on current developments in ocean affairs.

Ocean Development and International Law
ODIL is devoted to all aspects of international and comparative law and policy concerning the management of ocean use and activities. It focuses on the international aspects of ocean regulation, ocean affairs, and all forms of ocean utilization. Discussions of policy alternatives and factors relevant to policy are emphasized, as are contributions of a theoretical and methodological nature.

Links to both English language and foreign language newspapers from around the world (some papers may require a subscription).
Another site offering links to online newspapers and magazines from around the world (some papers may require a subscription).


 ***These online databases are limited by contract to the Middlebury College community & other academic & public institutions. Please check with your own library concerning access privileges. If your institution has a subscription, try the links anyways since some databases may recognize your computer address as authorized.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe – Middlebury College & Licensed Users Only
Provides access to the full text of national and international newspapers, magazines, wire services, and more. It also includes business, financial, and legal information, including laws, regulations, cases, and EU law. Includes non-English language news in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch.

Newspaper DirectMiddlebury College & Licensed Users Only
45 day archive of full-color, full-page scanned images of over 700 newspapers from 76 countries in 38 languages.

Academic OneFile  – Middlebury College & Licensed Users Only
1980 – current. Interdisciplinary index covering over 10,000 scholarly and popular journals, magazines, and newspapers. Most references include full-text or links to full-text. Contains all of Expanded Academic Index ASAP.

Southeast Asian Affairs (2008 issue free online)
Journal published by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Check your library for additional holdings.  Middlebury College holdings.

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