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Clickbait: Fake News and Role of the State
States all around the world are seeking to restrict the proliferation of ‘fake news’ to insulate their populations against messages that may destabilise their societies. But is the state the best entity to combat fake news?
Rohingya crisis : breaking the unending cycle of Exodus
The current exodus of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar is not new. But it exacerbates the long standing waves of Rohingya outflow into Bangladesh, followed by mass return to Myanmar. What is new: the dimension of the problem ...
IS Misconception of Bay’at: Nuances in Oath of Allegiance
Investigations of a Singaporean national Imran Kassim on terrorism-related charges reveal that a flawed understanding of the concept of bay’at (oath of allegiance) played a role in his violent radicalisation. It is vital ...
2017 Jakarta Election and Indonesia’s Democracy, Jakarta’s Contentious Election: What Anies Baswedan’s Victory Means
Jakarta’s 2017 Gubernatorial Election is Indonesia’s most discussed political event so far. Marked by tacit competition between oligarchs and the mobilisation of religion-related issues to capture votes, the victory of ...
Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh : its multi-dimensional implications
There has been ethnic tension in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in recent years. The crisis has triggered a mass exodus into neighbouring Bangladesh generating security threats to the South Asian country.
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications - Japan and India: Deepening Ties in Age of Uncertainty
The largely successful bilateral summit between Japan and the US points to the ability of the longstanding alliance to ride out a few diplomatic storms. However, lingering uncertainties highlight the need for Japan to ...
Countering violent extremism : Role of women and family
The recent arrests of female IS supporters in Singapore indicate that the roles of women are evolving to include previously male-dominated domains. In view of the dynamic changes in contemporary women’s roles, how can their ...
The South China Sea: Beijing’s Challenge to ASEAN and UNCLOS and the Necessity of a New Multi-tiered Approach
This Working Paper examines the South China Sea disputes and primarily focuses on developments since 2013 when the Philippines filed for international arbitration. The first part of the paper examines how the Association ...
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 ...
Growing Russian Involvement in Afghanistan
After Syria, Afghanistan is emerging as a new theatre of Russian-American power struggle, with growing Russian involvement in the war-torn country. The Western drawdown from Afghanistan in 2014 has allowed Moscow to flex ...