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Anthony Davis

Security consultant

Anthony Davis is a security consultant and analyst with IHS-Jane’s.

Anthony Davis
7 Dec 2018

Jihadist threat

Alarm bells are ringing across Southeast Asia, because Mindanao could become the next Syria - but the real and present danger is less sensational.

7 Dec 2018 1
Jihadist threat
22 Sep 2016

Media-driven fears

Jihadist terror may sell newspapers but in this region at least viewing it with more perspective and less sensationalism would be helpful.

22 Sep 2016 1
Media-driven fears
14 Jun 2016

The China role

An accidental photo shows Myanmar now is using Chinese armed drones in fighting ethnic armies - and the United Wa State Army is using Chinese defences.

14 Jun 2016
29 Mar 2016

BRN's new strategy

ANALYSIS: The car bomb and hospital invasion show the separatists are shifting to political messaging, and violence could soon escalate.

29 Mar 2016
BRN's new strategy
17 Nov 2015

War, as usual

There was little election hoopla in the northern regions of Myanmar, where ethnic groups have refused to sign a cease-fire and the <i>Tatmadaw</i> battle Shan.

17 Nov 2015
War, as usual
27 Oct 2015

Fuelling terror

The abusive and sometimes violent treatment of Uighur people has a knock-on effect to the Mideast and, perhaps even the Aug 17 Bangkok bombing.

27 Oct 2015
Fuelling terror
1 Sep 2015

Globalisation of terror

A terrorism expert dissects the bombings: Professional all the way, and possibly aimed at killing dozens more at Asiatique as well as the Erawan shrine.

1 Sep 2015 1
Globalisation of terror