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Trump’s Trade War : How should Asia Respond?
President Trump’s policies are undermining the post-World War II rules-based multilateral trading system. Countries in the European Union and Asia should resist,and speak up. They should also strengthen the G20.
The Lahore Blast: Revisiting the Role of Religion in Pakistan
The bomb blast in Lahore on Easter highlights the focus of terrorist groups on attacking religious minorities, and reflects the radicalisation of the broader community. It is time for the state to focus on more fundamental ...
The ‘Wikileaks Effect’: Information Warfare and ‘Battle for the Truth’
In the 'Battle for the Truth', the diffused power of information sharing in the Internet age can pose more than a mere inconvenience for national governments. What should be done to deal with the fallout?
A Divided America: Good or Bad for the World?
The US presidential election has shown how divided the country is. But a great power needs to be strong at home with the people and their leaders sharing a common vision of its place in the world. America needs to heal its ...
Post-Kyoto Protocol: Changing a Climate of Denial?
As governments gear up to meet in Copenhagen later this year to formulate a post-Kyoto Protocol framework on climate change, governments have been slow in translating scientific knowledge into policy responses. There is a ...
Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: Religio-Political Fault Lines in Secular Democracies
Seemingly politically inspired and media-led Islamophobic allegations and accusations of anti-semitism marred the recent UK mayoral and local elections. This potentially sets a dangerous precedence for using religious ...
Russia’s Summit with ASEAN: Pivot to the East?
Russia is hosting a summit in Sochi on 19-20 May 2016 to commemorate twenty years of its dialogue relations with ASEAN. It will explore further cooperation between the two in another affirmation of Russia’s growing ‘pivot ...
Cybersecurity in Civil Aviation: Need for Industry-wide Approach
Civil aviation is rapidly embracing newer technologies to enable operations to be more efficient. However, ease of use and data availability in civil aviation may pose potential cybersecurity risks to the industry with ...
Crime–Terror Nexus Along India’s Eastern Border
Bangladeshi authorities recently confiscated weapons bound for locations in India illustrating the vulnerabilities along the eastern border.
World Agricultural Forum 2017 - Food Security and The “Terrorist Within Us”
During the recent World Agricultural Forum (WAF) 2017 Conference, jointly organised with RSIS in Singapore, the role of cross border trade on food security was examined. Another related but under-discussed topic, is food safety.