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    Think Tank (Issue 46)

    Publication Author(s): Publication Date: 12 November 2018Editor’s Pick “The 2018 Southeast Asia Counter-Terrorism Symposium: A Collective Approach” was organised by RSIS with support from the Ministries of Culture, Community and…

    Beyond INF: Countering Russia, Countering China (Analysis)

    WASHINGTON: What long-range weapons should the Army buy if President Trump keeps his promise to end the 1987 INF Treaty? The Intermediate Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces accord, despite its name, bans all ground-launched…

    Thai political rap before it went viral

    The young rappers who shot to national attention when they released Prathet Ku Mi honed their skills in a vibrant Thai indie rap scene that has been growing bigger in recent…

    String of Pearls Redux: Increased Concern for India

    China and Myanmar have agreed to construct a deep-water port at the strategically located town of Kyaukphyu, while the Thai Government is to work with China to revisit the idea…

    BIMSTEC: Re-modelling for a Bigger Role?

    Publication Author(s): Nazia HussainPublication Date: 12 November 2018Synopsis Changing geopolitical realities in the region have brought about a renewed interest in the Bay of Bengal. Can BIMSTEC utilise the momentum…

    Soldiers, Militants, and Small Drones

    Publication Author(s): Henrik PaulssonPublication Date: 12 November 2018Synopsis Small drones are seeing an explosion in its popular use, from state troops to non-state actors such as militants. Indeed, the non-state…

    Making Thailand’s southern peace dialogue meaningful

    When Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad visited Bangkok in late-October 2018, he pledged to help Thailand resolve the bloody separatist conflict in the country’s predominantly Malay-Muslim south. Yet the ongoing…

    Where in the world is Cambodia?

    The international community needs to take seriously the scepticism of many Cambodians about its intentions.

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    Warming to climate change

    Can the new climate change ministry navigate the complex politics of competing interests when tackling the threats of extreme weather? Or is an independent commission answerable to Parliament needed to…

    Remembering Operation Jaywick: Singapore’s Asymmetric Warfare

    Publication Author(s): John Kwok and Ian Li HuiyuanPublication Date: 9 November 2018Synopsis Decades before the concept of asymmetric warfare became popular, Singapore was already the site of a deadly Allied…

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