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UN and EU: Partners in Security Governance?
As new global threats emerge triggering renewed interest in regional organisations, the EU can play the role of a partner of the UN in global security governance.
Moving Together : UK and Singapore’s Economic Strategies
The UK’s newly published Industrial Strategy aligns closely with the priorities of Singapore’s Committee for the Future Economy. Where are governments focusing their efforts and is it enough to remain competitive on the ...
Soccer racism in Europe: struggle with transition
Recent instances of soccer-related racism highlights European nations’ tortured transition from relatively homogeneous ethnicity to multicultural immigration societies. They denote a resurgence of entrenched racial attitudes ...
Responding to Religiously-Inspired Terror: Mayor Saddiq Khan on the London Attacks
The Mayor of London, Saddiq Khan, gave an exemplary interview in response to the recent London terror attack that politicians should emulate in speaking in these situations, and on what needs to be done.
Position of Islam & Muslims in France: Three French Contradictions
Islam and Muslims in France have become the point of convergence of intense political, legal and intercommunity tensions. These growing divisions threaten a capital of social resilience that is being severely put to the ...
Terror in Finsbury Park: Copycat Retaliation or Cumulative Radicalisation?
A dangerous cycle of reciprocal provocation between far-right and Islamist extremists has emerged in the United Kingdom in recent years. The latest terrorist attack in London may represent an escalation of this dynamic.
Fighting for the Soul of Islam: A Battle of the Paymasters
A gathering of prominent Sunni Muslim leaders in the Chechen capital of Grozny that appeared to have effectively excommunicated Saudi-backed ultra-conservatism potentially opens not only a theological but also a geopolitical ...
Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: Religio-Political Fault Lines in Secular Democracies
Seemingly politically inspired and media-led Islamophobic allegations and accusations of anti-semitism marred the recent UK mayoral and local elections. This potentially sets a dangerous precedence for using religious ...
London March 2017: ISIS “Weaponisation of Everyday Life”
The recent low-tech attack by a lone wolf in London may well be a harbinger of things to come in the struggle against ISIS extremism. Singapore must be prepared at several levels to meet the challenge.
Not a Religious War: Reacting to Killing of French Catholic Priest
The killing of a French priest in a church in France seems to mark an escalation of ISIS/Daesh’s campaign in the West. It may lead to a dangerous narrative of a religious war which would play into extremist narratives on ...