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Single-Actor Attacks: Complexities, Challenges and Responses
ISIS’ strategy of claiming responsibility for any terrorist-like attack increases the complexities and challenges of dealing with single-actor (lone-wolf) attacks. Responses at the macro and micro levels will, invariably, ...
Cyber Threats : 2018 and Beyond
How are cyber threats evolving? What can be done to mitigate these threats? Are the solutions technical ones, or do they lie in human instinct and response?
Time for ASEAN minilateralism
To save the principle of ASEAN centrality, the regional body should transcend its unanimity/consensus-based decision-making and embrace minilateral arrangements on divisive issues.
Singapore’s Threat Outlook 2017: The Terrorist Challenge Ahead
The 2016 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report by the Institute for Economics and Peace has ranked Singapore as one of the safest countries in the world, maintaining its position of last year. While this attests to the ...
TPP, OBOR and ASEAN: Where Will They Lead To?
In projecting different conceptions of regional integration the Trans-Pacific Partnership and China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiatives compete not just with one another but also potentially challenge ASEAN centrality, as well.
Indo-Pacific Economic Vision : Role of US-ASEAN Digital Diplomacy
US-ASEAN digital diplomacy reflects continuity under the Indo-Pacific Economic Vision and presents opportunities for growth. Complementary measures and sustained high-level engagements with the US and beyond must be ...
Sealing the Mahathir-Anwar Alliance: Will They Unseat Najib?
One-time allies who parted ways acrimoniously, Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim have finally sealed the revival of their once effective political partnership. Their common goal of removing PM Najib Razak through the ...
Taming Big Brother : G20 Push to Reform SOEs
Attempts to reform global trade rules on state-owned enterprises (SOEs) should balance improving markets and development needs, but geopolitical rifts in the global trading system could obstruct progress.
Duterte Presidency: Shift in Philippine-China Relations?
The rise of Rodrigo Duterte as the Philippines’ new president promises to have an impact on the South China Sea dispute between Manila and Beijing. Will he change Manila’s stance towards China or will he be as hardline as ...
China's Strategic Access to Gwadar Port: Pivotal Position in Belt and Road
The vital role of ports to both security and development has enabled Pakistan and China to blur the distinction between economic and military purposes. The development of the Gwadar Port seeks to introduce economic progress ...