Any country that has a vast shoreline to patrol like Malaysia should have a large fleet of dedicated medium and long-range maritime patrol aircraft that is capable of performing hours of patrolling and can perform secondary missions like search & rescue and anti-submarine warfare. Presently this role is being taken with some modifications by the Indonesia-made CN-235 transport plane. Image source: Wikipedia.
The great English physicist, Stephen Hawking who also wrote the groundbreaking A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes was quoted to say that intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. Unfortunately, when it comes to politicians, this is one skill that most of them have but do not use it. Image source: Vanity Fair