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What Does Singapore’s New Military Budget Say About its Defense Priorities?
February 22, 2019
What Does Singapore’s New Military Budget Say About its Defense Priorities?
A closer look at the city-state’s allocation for defense spending this year.
What Does Singapore’s New Military Budget Say About its Defense Priorities?
Heng Swee Keat: The Future of US-China-Singapore Relations
December 05, 2018
Heng Swee Keat: The Future of US-China-Singapore Relations
Insights from Michael Barr.
Heng Swee Keat: The Future of US-China-Singapore Relations
US-Singapore Defense Ties in Focus with Military Exercise
October 30, 2018
US-Singapore Defense Ties in Focus with Military Exercise
A recent engagement reinforced the ongoing security relationship between the two countries.
US-Singapore Defense Ties in Focus with Military Exercise
A First: Indonesia-Singapore Naval Exercise Features Maritime Counterterrorism Component
April 24, 2018
A First: Indonesia-Singapore Naval Exercise Features Maritime Counterterrorism Component
The incorporation of a maritime counterterrorism serial is testament to the growing emphasis on the area both bilaterally and regionally.
A First: Indonesia-Singapore Naval Exercise Features Maritime Counterterrorism Component
Boao and Beyond: Pay Attention to Singapore, Too
April 12, 2018
Boao and Beyond: Pay Attention to Singapore, Too
China’s Xi wasn’t the only leader to give an important speech at the Boao Forum.
Boao and Beyond: Pay Attention to Singapore, Too
Singapore's Air Force at 50
January 18, 2018
Singapore's Air Force at 50
The golden jubilee for the RSAF this year puts the focus on its ongoing transformation.
Singapore's Air Force at 50
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
The move reveals growing alarm about the Islamic State threat and lingering challenges states face in addressing it.
What Singapore’s Radical Preacher Ban Says About ASEAN’s Terror War
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
Though much of the focus was on economics, the security part of the relationship was also an important consideration.
US-Singapore Defense Ties in the Spotlight Amid Trump-Lee Summit
What’s Next for US-Singapore Ties Under Trump?
October 23, 2017
What’s Next for US-Singapore Ties Under Trump?
A look ahead amid a summit meeting by the two leaders.
What’s Next for US-Singapore Ties Under Trump?
Singapore Holds Terror Drills in Changi Airport
October 18, 2017
Singapore Holds Terror Drills in Changi Airport
City-state holds first-ever large-scale exercise there amid rising terror threat.
Singapore Holds Terror Drills in Changi Airport
Historic Indonesia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Pact Goes to UN
September 28, 2017
Historic Indonesia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Pact Goes to UN
The logical next step is nonetheless significant within the context of bilateral ties.
Historic Indonesia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Pact Goes to UN
What Did the Brunei Sultan’s Singapore Visit Accomplish?
July 12, 2017
What Did the Brunei Sultan’s Singapore Visit Accomplish?
Both sides underscored the significance of their relations as they commemorated the anniversary of a unique agreement.
What Did the Brunei Sultan’s Singapore Visit Accomplish?
Singapore's China Conundrum
December 13, 2016
Singapore's China Conundrum
The city-state might have badly miscalculated by tilting too close to the United States at China's expense.
Singapore's China Conundrum
Advancing the US-Singapore Strategic Partnership
July 30, 2016
Advancing the US-Singapore Strategic Partnership
A visit by the city-state’s premier is expected to boost a key U.S. relationship in the Asia-Pacific.
Advancing the US-Singapore Strategic Partnership
Singapore Wants New Rules to Defuse Asia’s Tensions
April 21, 2016
Singapore Wants New Rules to Defuse Asia’s Tensions
The city-state’s defense minister outlines some steps the region can take to lower tensions and reduce risks of miscalculation.
Singapore Wants New Rules to Defuse Asia’s Tensions
Singapore, Indonesia Conduct Joint Military Exercise
October 22, 2015
Singapore, Indonesia Conduct Joint Military Exercise
The 27th iteration of Exercise Safkar Indopura was hosted by the city-state.
Singapore, Indonesia Conduct Joint Military Exercise
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