Global Fight Against IS: Singapore’s Role in Counter-Terrorism
Date of Issue2016
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
On 2 August 2016, the Prime Minister of Singapore announced the state’s intention to enhance its support for the global coalition to fight against Islamic State (IS). This has raised concerns that it would make the island more susceptible to terror attacks. However, this was a strategic decision which both intensifies Singapore’s defence against IS, and its relationship with the US.
Country and Region Studies
RSIS Commentaries, 207-16
Nanyang Technological University