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Putin-Kim Summit : Enter the Russian Factor
President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un on 25 April 2019 in Vladivostok is not unexpected. It merely confirms that Russia has always had a role in trying to resolve the protracted issue of ...
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – Another Term for Jokowi : Some Significant Developments
Joko Widodo is projected by ‘quick counts’ to win the presidency for a second term. However, the election results indicate that the abangan/santri cleavage in Javanese politics remains a key aspect in understanding Indonesian ...
Bill to Protect from Online Falsehoods : Refinements Needed
The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill Singapore is set to introduce should be viewed as a first step in developing a suitable approach towards countering the threat of disinformation online. To ensure ...
Easter Attacks In Sri Lanka
Several near-simultaneous blasts tore through three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the bloodiest outbreak of violence in the South Asian island state since the end of a civil war a decade ago.
Sri Lankan Attacks and Inter-Communal Relations
The recent Sri Lankan attacks risk stigmatising the Muslim community in Sri Lanka while reshaping the fragile inter-communal relations in new ways.
Malaysia’s Changing Federal-State Relations – The Sarawak Imbroglio : Constitutional Amendment Setback
Pakatan Harapan failed to secure two-thirds majority in Parliament for its constitutional amendment to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s equal status in Malaysia. Why did Sarawak abstain from voting for this amendment? What might ...
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – After the Big Fight : Results and Implications
According to ‘quick count’ polling results, incumbent president Joko Widodo has apparently won his re-election bid. However, his rival Prabowo Subianto is also claiming victory and is expected to challenge the final results ...
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – Too Close To Call : Whoever Wins, Must Win Decisively
Opinion polls and ground feedback show contrasting readings of who is more likely to emerge victorious in this week’s presidential election. Whoever wins must win decisively to avoid a problem of legitimacy.
G-20’s Osaka Summit : What Putin Achieved
The G-20 Summit in Osaka on 28-29 June 2019 marked another step towards the gradual weakening of the West’s diplomatic isolation of Russia.
Singapore Defence Technology Summit – Why the Sky is not Falling : The Diffusion of Artificial Intelligence
While AI proliferation seems limitless and uncontrollable, what are the key ingredients necessary for organisations, particularly militaries, to leverage the technological enablers and limit unwanted diffusion?