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Russia’s Interest in North Korea Crisis
Apart from China, Russia is the only other country that can help resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis. The prevention of an outbreak of hostilities and introduction of durable stability are in the interests of the ...
Turkey Referendum: New Phase in Turkish - European Relations
The recent referendum indicates that Europe can no longer expect to use the long-held Turkish bid for membership in the European Union (EU) as a political tool to influence Turkey and its people. This marks a new phase in ...
After Shaming Aung San Suu Kyi: Then What?
While the UN has described the latest atrocities in Myanmar on the Rohingya minority as textbook ethnic cleansing, the international reaction of shaming Aung San Suu Kyi for the Rohingya crisis is unhelpful to all parties. ...
Countering Radicalisation in UK: How to “Uplift” the Prevent Scheme
The recent attacks that struck Manchester and London have called attention to the alleged shortcomings of the Prevent scheme. Does the cost of the British counter-radicalisation strategy outweigh its benefits? Which new ...
World Agricultural Forum 2017 - Jobs in Agri-Food Industry: Silver Lining for Youth
The agri-food industry offers a bright future for the youth, in Singapore and abroad, amid discouraging youth employment prospects globally.
Moving Together : UK and Singapore’s Economic Strategies
The UK’s newly published Industrial Strategy aligns closely with the priorities of Singapore’s Committee for the Future Economy. Where are governments focusing their efforts and is it enough to remain competitive on the ...
Responding to Religiously-Inspired Terror: Mayor Saddiq Khan on the London Attacks
The Mayor of London, Saddiq Khan, gave an exemplary interview in response to the recent London terror attack that politicians should emulate in speaking in these situations, and on what needs to be done.
Terror in Finsbury Park: Copycat Retaliation or Cumulative Radicalisation?
A dangerous cycle of reciprocal provocation between far-right and Islamist extremists has emerged in the United Kingdom in recent years. The latest terrorist attack in London may represent an escalation of this dynamic.
London March 2017: ISIS “Weaponisation of Everyday Life”
The recent low-tech attack by a lone wolf in London may well be a harbinger of things to come in the struggle against ISIS extremism. Singapore must be prepared at several levels to meet the challenge.
G20 Summit in Hamburg: End of US Global Leadership?
The 2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany on 7-8 July has concluded with some compromises. Despite the isolation of the United States from the rest of G20 members on climate change, consensus was reached on trade and other ...