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Food Prices: A Double-edged Sword
The recent phenomenon of food prices declining over the past five years is like a double-edged sword to food consumers globally.
Salafis, salafism and modern salafism: what lies behind a term?
The use of the term Salafi and Salafism in the contemporary period is ambiguous and in many ways confusing. The pivotal question of who or what group qualifies as Salafi remains in dispute. What is Salafism and who are the ...
Beyond 50: ASEAN’s Role in the Evolving Regional Order
Given the flurry of activities surrounding ASEAN’s commemoration of its 50th anniversary last month, it is now timely to take a step back, reflect on ASEAN’s achievements and then look ahead to its future. Will the ...
Remembering SR Nathan – Man of Guts, Instinct & Tenacity
Mr S.R. Nathan is a legend from Singapore’s pioneering generation who will always be treasured. He was tough as a boss, yet caring and nurturing at the same time. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which he helped build ...
SG Secure: Fathers As Potential Advocates
SG Secure calls for all Singaporeans to come together as a strong and prepared community, and play a part in the nation’s enhanced counter-terrorism strategy. How can we bring the SG Secure narrative closer home to the ...
Philippines’ Next President: Implications for ASEAN
As Filipinos elect their new president in one of most hotly contested elections in 30 years, the prospects of a maverick becoming their leader raises questions about the return of strong-man rule and its implications for ...
Chinese Fishermen at Frontline of Maritime Disputes: An Alternative Explanation
Poaching of endangered marine species could be a key factor which drives the Chinese fishermen to the frontline of the regional maritime disputes.
Singapore-Malaysia Relations: Future Prospects
Singapore-Malaysia relations have reached the best-ever period in their history. While the current generation of leaders has helped to improve relations institutional norms of diplomacy and mutual respect for each other’s ...
Our Skynet Moment: Debating Morality of AI
The rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI) has serious implications for our future. The issues and their oversight are not just the domain of computer engineers, technologists and AI experts. Policymakers, Smart ...
Pedantic Semantics or Strategic Discourse? The Politics of Talking about Terrorism
The language chosen by leaders to discuss terrorism and extremism has the power to shape and (de)legitimise particular strategic responses. Politically incorrect discourse will only lead to politically incorrect decisions.