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The PCA Ruling and ASEAN: A Call for Unity
The much-awaited ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the maritime dispute in the South China Sea between the Philippines and China was finally delivered. Taken together, it was nothing short of a comprehensive ...
Strengthening US-Singapore Strategic Partnership: Opportunities and Challenges
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to the United States last week capped efforts by the two countries to advance their strategic partnership during the Obama administration. But both sides will need to navigate ...
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
With strategic realities on the Korean Peninsula becoming more “fluid” or multi-faceted with multiple threat dimensions, defence planners in the US-ROK Alliance have been rethinking existing strategies for responding to ...
Myanmar’s evolving maritime security landscape
While the ongoing conflict in Rakhine State means Myanmar’s security concerns remain primarily land based, it may have varying implications for Myanmar’s maritime security cooperation in the region.
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 ...
ASEAN and Soft Balancing : South China Sea As Zone of Peace?
The soft balancing toward China by regional states, in particular by ASEAN, has produced mixed results. Is it time to declare the South China Sea a zone of peace under UN auspices? Despite limitations, this may be the next ...
Indian Ocean Conference 2016 in Singapore: India's Soft Power on Display
Enacting India’s Act East policy was central to a high profile India-hosted Conference on the Indian Ocean held in Singapore. India’s intent to be the major power in the Indian Ocean employing an essentially soft power ...
Can Governments Stop Fake News?
Many governments are planning new laws and penalties to stop the spread of fake news. But they will have limited success because the new gatekeepers of information want freedom and autonomy to decide what they read and broadcast.
Remembering 9/11: Are We Any Safer Today?
The world remains vulnerable to major terror attacks because intelligence agencies continue to withhold information from legitimate users. Why is this is so and what can be done to promote informational exchanges?