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Cyber Security : Beware the Human Factor
The recent major data security breaches reported in Singapore’s public sector over the period of April 2018 to March 2019 may have exposed the “soft underbelly” of Singapore’s national security. Whilst a force multiplier, ...
Russia and Germany : A New Future?
Russia’s Eurocentric foreign policy is focused on Germany, its most significant partner in Europe. The Trump administration’s policies towards Germany, and the rise of anti-EU and anti-NATO populist parties in Europe and ...
Financial development in Myanmar and the role of Japan
Since 2011, under the Thein Sein government, Myanmar has started to build financial institutions almost from scratch. Japan has played a leading role in this effort, writing off debt, opening the Yangon Stock Exchange, ...
After the ICCS – Building Social Cohesion : Committing to a Participatory Approach
While discussing ways to build social cohesion is important, how do we move beyond such conversations and motivate everyday individuals to take action?
Cybercrime : Financing Terrorism in Indonesia
Indonesian terrorist groups could resort to cybercrime, specifically hacking, to finance terrorism in the future. The encouragement and guidance by each generation of terrorists is coupled with possible money-laundering ...
India’s Kashmir Move : More Than Meets the Eye?
The reinvention of Jammu and Kashmir as an integral part of the Indian Union has received decisive parliamentary support at home but displeased segments within India and Pakistan. Moreover, the future of the India-China-Pakistan ...
Return of Great Power Rivalry
Astute students of security and geopolitics might be forgiven for thinking, on the basis of developments in recent years, that we are faced with the re-emergence of the Great Power rivalry, with the key protagonists being ...
Assessing Jokowi’s First Term – ‘Jokowinomics’ : Has It Worked?
Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s seventh president, unveiled his first term in 2014 with an ambitious infrastructure development plan for both land and sea. Five years on, how should one assess the results of his administration’s ...
Balancing Sino-US Tight Rope : Role of ‘Smart Power’
The Sino-US rivalry has implications for small states like Singapore. How can the city-state maintain its sovereignty and relevance without being subsumed by the ‘big powers’? The answer could lie in enhancing its ‘smart power’.
South India : The Islamist Connection
Indian authorities have arrested several individuals with links to radical Islamist networks in the country’s south in recent months. Following the bomb attacks in neighbouring Sri Lanka, there have been fears of similar ...