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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 ...
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 ...
US Presidential Election: If Southeast Asia Could Vote
Hillary Clinton, for the Democrats, and Donald Trump, for the Republicans, have emerged front-runners in the presidential nomination campaign. There has not been much talk about their foreign policy stances, especially in ...
Security Drones: Is the Singapore Public Ready?
The Singapore Home Team is leveraging technology, such as drones for operational efficacy, in support of the SG Secure movement. A powerful tool, the use of drones for homeland security must be accompanied by clear guidelines ...
“Regardless of Religion” : Building a Stronger Singaporean Society
A little-noticed but significant 2017 survey on the Singaporean public’s responses to scenarios following hypothetical terror attacks appears to suggest this: notwithstanding the progress made after 52 years in our ...
Expanding KL-Saudi Ties: Benefits and Risks for Malaysia
King Salman of Saudi Arabia visited Malaysia on the first stop of a month-long tour of Asia, signing several agreements that signal not only an increased level of engagement between the two countries, but also a shift in ...
Food Security in China: Whither the Self-sufficiency Policy?
There is a need to identify the key food security threats to the country at different stages.
Forced migration: some sobering realities
There is an unprecedented global phenomenon of people uprooted and displaced due to conflicts and disasters. The need to contain and reverse this trend is dire. The immensity of the problem requires no less than a global ...
A Singapore Founding Father: An Appreciation of S Rajaratnam
S Rajaratnam’s contributions in various fields, like those of other founding fathers, have allowed his successors to build upon a robust legacy. Going forward, his clarity of ideas, principles and purpose will be a guide ...
Glocalisation, English and Singlish: Creating a Singaporean Identity
The English versus Singlish debate reflects an element of the social fabric of Singapore. The concept of glocalisation brings a deeper understanding to a weak argument on Singlish’s role and imperative for competence in ...