Singapore’s Defence Policy: Deterrence, Diplomacy and the Soldier-Diplomat
Ho, Shu Huang
Date of Issue2009-09-29
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
A recent Malaysian newspaper article has incorrectly described Singapore’s defence policy by tying it exclusively to American assistance and interests. Singapore’s defence policy of deterrence and diplomacy is actually autonomous. Both aspects are also inter-twined.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 095-09
Nanyang Technological University