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Chatbots : Friends or Fiends ?
The world is seeing how Internet technologies can facilitate crime and terrorism for the purposes of victimisation, illicit communication and online radicalisation. As advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) drive the ...
Remembering 9/11: Are We Any Safer Today?
The world remains vulnerable to major terror attacks because intelligence agencies continue to withhold information from legitimate users. Why is this is so and what can be done to promote informational exchanges?
Islamic State's first terror attack in Malaysia
The ideological influence of the Islamic State is spreading rapidly in Southeast Asia. The terrorist attack in Selangor, Malaysia demonstrates that the threat is growing.
Japan’s Disappointing Entrée into the Global Arms Market
Japan’s failure to win the Australian submarine contract highlights the challenges of entering the global arms market. Japan may secure export sales in the future, but it will likely have to start small and be realistic.
Is use of cyber-based technology in humanitarian operations leading to the reduction of humanitarian independence?
Technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are being tested and adopted at a significant rate in humanitarian emergency response. However, the crossing of physical, biological, and cyber domains that characterises ...
Abu Uqayl’s Video : What Does It Portend for 2018?
The video showing the execution of unarmed prisoners by Singaporean Abu Uqayl and other ISIS militants underlines the continuing terrorist threat despite ISIS’ military defeat in Iraq and Syria. In 2018, countering violent ...
Securing the Vertical Space of Cities
Cities are increasingly exploring vertical spaces as a viable and smart approach to address the physical challenges from growing urbanisation. Given that urbanisation could shape the nature of crime and security threats, ...
From Kharijites to IS: Muhammad’s prophecy of extremist thought
The Prophet Muhammad had prophesied the coming of extremism. The roots of the vicious beliefs of IS can be traced back to the Kharijites - the first extremist group in Islamic history. What were the defining characteristics ...
India-Singapore Innovation Hub : New Impetus for Economic Cooperation
A new innovation hub launched in Singapore during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit will facilitate collaboration between Indian and Singapore enterprises by being a bridge in their start-up landscape.
The Burkini Debate in France: Triggering Painful Colonial Memories
The decision to ban the ‘burkini’ – a form of beachwear favoured by Muslim women today – in parts of France has sparked a reaction from Muslims and non-Muslims alike. It has developed into a heated debate about French ...