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Labelling IS Fighters : Khawarij, Not Jihadi-Salafis
Islamic State (IS) fighters are more suitably called Khawarij and not Jihadi-Salafis. An accurate labelling of them is important to avoid the wrong and misleading use of Islamic terms.
Understanding and Addressing Inequality
Worsening inequality is one of the world’s most pressing problems. It is not merely an economic issue, but a political and moral one as well. In the West, the rise of populist parties is an indicator of the dissatisfaction ...
China’s Rise: Role of Two Defining Generations
The Long March generation of revolutionary leaders is widely acknowledged as the founding heroes of modern China. But there is another generation ̶ the Cultural Revolution survivors ̶ whose experience during that tumultuous ...
The Ongoing Rakhine Crisis : Time For ASEAN to Act
ASEAN foreign ministers meet in Singapore this month, amid the growing Rohingya crisis that has no clear solution in sight. ASEAN’s credibility is challenged by this multi-faceted tragedy. What should ASEAN do?
Trump-Kim Summit 2018 : Russia’s Cautious Response
Russia’s relatively cautious reaction to the Singapore Summit’s outcome suggests that it seeks a role in the denuclearisation efforts of the Korean Peninsula.
ASEAN Digital Economy: A New Pillar?
As ASEAN chairman this year, Singapore is focusing on the digital economy. How can the digital economy become a key driver to achieve a highly integrated and dynamic ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)?
The China Challenge : Contending Discourses on International Order
Amidst ongoing global debate about how best to engage China is a more fundamental contestation over what kind of international order is emerging in the coming years. To this end, realist, liberal and constructivist assumptions ...
China - India - US Triangle Shaping Up?
China, India and the United States may feel the need to rebalance their triangular engagement following the latest Russia-India missile deal and the recent Indo-American foreign-and-defence dialogue. Will these developments ...
RCEP : Another Missed Deadline
RCEP members dropped their earlier pledge to reach a “substantial conclusion” by the end of this year and postponed its completion date to 2019. However, the headway in the first half of 2019 is likely to be slow due to ...
Food Insecurity – Overcoming Fragmented Food Systems and Trade Wars
Asia is not likely to produce all the food it needs in the foreseeable future. The fragmented nature of Asian food systems is a major reason. Trade has become an important guarantor of food sufficiency for many ASIAN ...