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Disinformation: Slow Burn Menace
Should state-sponsored disinformation campaigns be ranked as a national security threat on par with terror or cyber threats? How can the Singapore polity secure itself against such threats, and who should do what in the ...
India and the QUAD : Delhi’s Balancing Act?
Last month’s meeting in Manila of officials from India, the United States, Australia and Japan, now referred to in the media as the Quad, has aroused speculation on whether this constitutes an Indian challenge to China. A ...
Rohingya Refugees in Malaysia: Need for Policy Rethink
With the United States closing its doors on refugees, the Malaysian authorities should prepare long term strategies to accommodate over 200,000 Rohingya within its borders who lack rights and legal protection.
Incident Prevention and Mitigation In The Asia Pacific Littorals: Framing, Expanding, and Adding to Cues
This paper explores the possibility of South China Sea claimants and regional countries playing an active role in developing measures to prevent untoward incidents involving government (including naval and maritime law ...
China as the next champion of globalisation?
As the US under Donald Trump and European powers like Britain and France turn their backs on globalisation, could or would China step in to be the next champion of globalisation? As Beijing attempts to demonstrate leadership ...
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications: Trump's Asia Policy, Two Months On
How President Trump conceives of and intends to pursue US interests in Asia is of concern to Asians. However, there is some scope for relief after the initial bluster. Trade however is another matter.
China’s Efforts to Protect the Seas
The convening of the first Ocean Conference by the United Nations earlier this month illustrates the pressing need to curb and reverse marine environmental degradation. This issue is critical for China given its growing ...
World Agricultural Forum 2017 - Future of agriculture and implications for ASEAN
Agriculture and food production seem to be under constant threat from climate change, policy failure and new diseases in meeting the demand of an ever increasing world population. Yet, innovative endeavours and technological ...
Nuclearised Northeast Asia: Why Including Japan, South Korea May Work
While provoking energetic debate, Bilahari Kausikan’s idea advocating the possible nuclear armament of South Korea and Japan is fundamentally grounded in sound nuclear deterrence doctrine.
Belt & Road Initiative - China’s Energy Security: Reality Roadblock in Ethiopia
Massive Chinese infrastructure investments across the Eurasian landmass and Africa, together with the influx of Chinese personnel, are targeted by insurgents, rebels, and militants. The uncertainty in Ethiopia undermines ...