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Quad 2.0: Facing China’s Belt and Road?
The short-lived multilateral Quad of four democracies appears to be earning a new lease of life, partly due to a combined push by the US and Japan. Is this in response to China’s growing clout and assertiveness in the Asia ...
Seeing Through The Fog of Trade War
In the US, trade policy is making the headlines, and maybe the headlines are making trade policy. Other governments need to look beyond the rhetoric and continue to work on the co-operative structures that can eventually ...
World Agricultural Forum 2017 - Jobs in Agri-Food Industry: Silver Lining for Youth
The agri-food industry offers a bright future for the youth, in Singapore and abroad, amid discouraging youth employment prospects globally.
“Shari’ah-Compliant Jihad”: A More Complex Post-ISIS World
In a post-ISIS world, some terrorist organisations have had to balance violence against rejection from the communities they operate in. Their paradoxical solution to increase recruitment is a terrorist re-interpretation ...
Remembering SR Nathan – Man of Guts, Instinct & Tenacity
Mr S.R. Nathan is a legend from Singapore’s pioneering generation who will always be treasured. He was tough as a boss, yet caring and nurturing at the same time. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which he helped build ...
SG Secure: Fathers As Potential Advocates
SG Secure calls for all Singaporeans to come together as a strong and prepared community, and play a part in the nation’s enhanced counter-terrorism strategy. How can we bring the SG Secure narrative closer home to the ...
Strategic Opportunities, Big Rewards: Singapore’s Defence Diplomacy through APPSMO
Singapore plays a significant role in defence diplomacy through the Asia-Pacific Programme for Senior Military Officers (APPSMO) organised by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS). Through the programme, ...
Remembering Operation Jaywick : Singapore’s Asymmetric Warfare
Decades before the concept of asymmetric warfare became popular, Singapore was already the site of a deadly Allied commando attack on Japanese assets. There are lessons to be learned from this episode.
Trump and Southeast Asia: US Should Pivot to ASEAN
The Donald Trump administration should establish a Comprehensive Partnership with Brunei, followed by Cambodia and Myanmar to strengthen and broaden the reach of bilateral strategic relations with ASEAN member countries.
North Korea Threat and Asian Markets: A Paradox?
How are East Asian stock exchanges reacting to North Korea’s sabre rattling? For the region’s markets, the following equation seems to apply: the more North Korea conducts nuclear and missile tests, the better.