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Deradicalising Returning Foreign Fighters : Lessons from Denmark
In addition to the current threat of extremists and radicalised individuals, returning fighters are posing new challenges to state. Danish authorities have pioneered de-radicalisation programmes that focused on providing ...
Singapore’s Next Frontier : In Search of Defence Innovation
Singapore’s scientific and defence industrial base is adopting new strategies to exploit the potential of next-frontier military technologies.
Russia’s Asia pivot: engaging the Russian Far East, China and Southeast Asia
The Russia-ASEAN summit being held in Sochi on 19-20 May 2016 to mark twenty years of Russia’s dialogue partnership with ASEAN is a further indicator of President Vladimir Putin’s ‘pivot to Asia’ policy, triggered also by ...
ICERD and Old Politics : New Twists in Post-Election Malaysia?
The Malaysian government’s move not to ratify the International Convention for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) despite an earlier decision to do so has dominated headlines. The events surrounding the ICERD ...
UN and EU: Partners in Security Governance?
As new global threats emerge triggering renewed interest in regional organisations, the EU can play the role of a partner of the UN in global security governance.
TPP12 vs TPP11: Gainers and Losers
Our simulation of an econometric model suggests that the net benefit of TPP11 is positive. There is, therefore, a case for going ahead with TPP11.
Politics, Plurality and Inter-Group Relations in Indonesia - Islam Nusantara & Its Critics: The Rise of NU’s Young Clerics
Two years after it was first introduced, the Islam Nusantara theology of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the largest Indonesian Islamic organisation, continues to face opposition from more conservative factions. This is casting a ...
Islamic State’s Wilayah Philippines: Implications for Southeast Asia
The announcement of Wilayah Philippines in southern Philippines epitomises a new IS strategy to “pivot” to Southeast Asia. It signals a direct threat to countries in the region even as IS Central comes under pressure in ...
Science, Technology and Human Security - Fighting Food Wastage: New Ideas From The Past
Food wastage amounts to US$ 310 billion annually in developing countries, the bulk of it from fruits and vegetables. Could a 4,000-year old idea for food storage help in reducing such wastage?
Climate Change Scepticism : A Form of Fundamentalist Belief?
The scepticism over climate change persists although adverse effects from a warming planet are already being felt. Is such scepticism, predicated upon belief, a form of fundamentalism?