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Perspectives On The Security Of Singapore: The First 50 Years By Barry Desker (Ntu, S'pore)

Perspectives On The Security Of Singapore: The First 50 Years by Barry Desker (Ntu, S'pore)

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Perspectives on the Security of Singapore: The First 50 Years explores the security of Singapore in the last 50 years and its possible trajectories into the future.

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Perspectives On The Security Of Singapore: The First 50 Years Summary

Perspectives On The Security Of Singapore: The First 50 Years by Barry Desker (Ntu, S'pore)

Perspectives on the Security of Singapore: The First 50 Years explores the security of Singapore in the last 50 years and its possible trajectories into the future. This volume brings together the diverse perspectives of a team of academics with different expertise, ranging from history to political science to security studies with a common interest in Singapore. The book is further boosted by the recollections of key civil servants involved with foreign affairs and defence, such as S R Nathan, Peter Ho, Bilahari Kausikan and Philip Yeo.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part 1: Singapore's Conception of Security (Ang Cheng Guan); National Security and Singapore: An Assessment (Norman Vasu and Bernard Loo); Deliquescent Security Threats: Singapore in the Era of Hyper-globalisation (Alan Chong); Singapore and Global Governance: Free-rider or Responsible Stakeholder? (Tan See Seng); The Challenge of Strategic Intelligence for the Singapore Armed Forces (Kwa Chong Guan); Desecuritisation and after Desecuritisation: The Water Issue in Singapore-Malaysia Relations (Joey Long); Singapore's Security in the Context of Singapore-Malaysia-Indonesia Relations (Bilveer Singh); Singapore's Relations with Malaysia and Indonesia (Theophilus Kwek and Joseph Chinyong Liow); International Missions of the Singapore Armed Forces: How Far Would You Go? (Katie Tan and Ong Wei Chong); Why the FPDA Still Matters to Singapore (Ralf Emmers); ASEAN and Singapore (Mely Caballero-Anthony); Singapore and the Great Powers in a Changing World (Khong Yuen Foong); Securing Singapore from International Terrorism (Rohan Gunaratna); Religious Diversity/Harmony (Mohammad Alami Musa); Part 2: Personal Reminiscences; Safeguarding Singapore's Security: Defence and Diplomacy (S R Nathan); Organising for National Security - The Singapore Experience (Peter Ho); Pragmatic Adaptation, Not Grand Strategy, Shaped Singapore Foreign Policy (Bilahari Kausikan); Dr Goh Keng Swee and the Buildingof Singapore's Defence Industrial Capability (Philip Yeo); Conclusion: A Concluding Note: Strategic Certainties Facing Singapore in 2065 (Barry Desker);

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NLS9789814689335
9789814689335
9814689335
Perspectives On The Security Of Singapore: The First 50 Years by Barry Desker (Ntu, S'pore)
New
Paperback
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
2015-09-09
352
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