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Women, Peace and Security in ASEAN: Need For Distinct Action Plan
ASEAN’s move towards a post-2015 community presents an opportune moment to relook at issues surrounding women and their role in this envisioned integration. This is especially so in addressing women’s roles, in a milieu ...
Ketamine Antidepressant : Breakthrough or Potential Hazard?
Millions of people worldwide suffer from depression. Ketamine has emerged in the West as a promising antidepressant. Its use in depression therapy raises important safety and security questions.
4G SAF: Creating New Advantages
Historically, the key dilemma facing Singaporean defence planners has been the question how to build a force and doctrine capable of dealing simultaneously with current security threats, while anticipating future challenges ...
Singapore's approach to Africa: promising, but more to do
Africa is one of the few regions globally presenting high double digit growth possibilities. Singapore is testing the waters as Africa embarks on a decisive transformational journey towards prosperity.
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics – What’s Behind the Korean Unification Flag?
The Korean unification flag, in its first version, consists of a blue and undivided Korean peninsula as well as Jeju island to its south. There is a lot more to this flag than meets the eye.
Youth and Women Radicalisation in Singapore: Case of Syaikhah Izzah
Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari is believed to be the first Singaporean woman to be detained for radicalisation. It marks a troubling shift in how young people including females have been co-opted in extremist propaganda ...
Gulf Crisis: Battle for Future of Mideast & Muslim World?
The crisis in the Gulf between Saudi Arabia and Qatar is part of a larger struggle to establish a Saudi-dominated regional order in the Middle East and North Africa. While projecting Saudi Arabia and UAE as leaders in the ...
Climate Change, Energy and Asian Geopolitics
President Trump’s declaration to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change may contribute to a self-isolation and a geopolitical weakening of the US. While China has cleverly used this opportunity, its energy-climate ...
Violent Extremism and its Continuum
ISIS may have suffered battlefield reverses, but in some respects – not least ideologically – it is resilient. Analysts, academics and security officials should resist the impulse to call time on the study of these types ...
What Price ASEAN Unity?
Apparent disagreements within ASEAN over the South China Sea question has highlighted cleavages in the grouping and how its unity is coming under severe stress. What can be done to prevent further disunity? Is it time to ...