1. Introduction.- 2. Maritime Security and Piracy.- 3. The Straits of Malacca: Malaysia's Threat Perception and Strategy for Maritime Security.- 4. Securitising Piracy and Maritime Terrorism along the Malacca and Singapore Straits: Singapore and the Importance of Facilitating Factors.- 5. The Challenges of Maritime Security Cooperation in the Straits of Malacca: Another Singapore Perspective.- 6. The Seas of Our Insecurity: Ordinary versus State Discourses on Maritime and Human Security in the Philippines.- 7. Japan's Maritime Security-Continuity and Post-Cold War Evolution.- 8. Charting Thailand's Maritime Security Policies from 1932 to 2012: A Liberal International Relations Perspective.- 9. Sea Power and Maritime Disputes: China's Internal Discourses.