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Singapore Maritime Security Response in Focus with Exercise Highcrest  
November 01, 2019

Singapore Maritime Security Response in Focus with Exercise Highcrest  

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The latest iteration of the interagency exercise spotlighted the Southeast Asian state’s ongoing attention to the issue and its evolving approach.

What’s Next for Singapore’s New Military Training Facility Plans?
July 02, 2019

What’s Next for Singapore’s New Military Training Facility Plans?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A groundbreaking ceremony highlighted the country’s ongoing efforts to boost its local military training grounds as part of its ongoing defense modernization.
Air Force Exercise Highlights Indonesia-Singapore Defense Ties
December 18, 2018

Air Force Exercise Highlights Indonesia-Singapore Defense Ties

By Prashanth Parameswaran
This year’s iteration of Exercise Elang Indopura spotlighted the trajectory of defense relations between the two sides.

A First: Indonesia-Singapore Naval Exercise Features Maritime Counterterrorism Component
April 24, 2018

A First: Indonesia-Singapore Naval Exercise Features Maritime Counterterrorism Component

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The incorporation of a maritime counterterrorism serial is testament to the growing emphasis on the area both bilaterally and regionally.

What Singapore’s Radical Preacher Ban Says About ASEAN’s Terror War
November 02, 2017

What Singapore’s Radical Preacher Ban Says About ASEAN’s Terror War

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The move reveals growing alarm about the Islamic State threat and lingering challenges states face in addressing it.

US-Singapore Defense Ties in the Spotlight Amid Trump-Lee Summit
October 25, 2017

US-Singapore Defense Ties in the Spotlight Amid Trump-Lee Summit

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though much of the focus was on economics, the security part of the relationship was also an important consideration.

What’s Next for US-Singapore Ties Under Trump?
October 23, 2017

What’s Next for US-Singapore Ties Under Trump?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look ahead amid a summit meeting by the two leaders.
Singapore Holds Terror Drills in Changi Airport
October 18, 2017

Singapore Holds Terror Drills in Changi Airport

By Prashanth Parameswaran
City-state holds first-ever large-scale exercise there amid rising terror threat.

Singapore Defense Minister Visits Iraq Troops in Terror War
September 28, 2017

Singapore Defense Minister Visits Iraq Troops in Terror War

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The trip put the city-state’s contribution in the fight against the Islamic State in the spotlight.

Why Singapore Is a Terrorist Target
June 28, 2017

Why Singapore Is a Terrorist Target

By Bilveer Singh
The Islamic State has been upfront about its goal to attack the city-state.

Singapore Launches Biggest Anti-Terror Drill
October 18, 2016

Singapore Launches Biggest Anti-Terror Drill

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The counterterrorism exercise comes amid growing fears about potential terrorist attacks.
 Singapore to Deploy Team to Iraq in 2017 for Islamic State Fight
August 18, 2016

Singapore to Deploy Team to Iraq in 2017 for Islamic State Fight

By Prashanth Parameswaran
City-state set to deepen its role in combating the threat.

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