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  • To Triumph Over Terrorism, We Need Resilient Citizens

    By: admintest admintest | Aug 18, 2016 | Hits: 2422

    The imperative about holding together and succeeding, which formed a key plank in Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Message this year comes at a time when Singapore is bracing itself for a possible terrorist attack franchised by the Islamic State terrorist network. Judging from numerous recent public statements by the Singapore authorities, their…..

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  • How Robust is Singapore’s Recipe for Security in an Age of Terror?

    By: admintest admintest | May 17, 2016 | Hits: 1644

    Singapore has detained eight Bangladeshis working in the country for two years for plotting to carry out terror attacks in their home country. The detention under the Internal Security Act (ISA), announced this week, serves as a further reminder that Singapore is not immune in this age of terror and its system for combating terrorism…..

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  • Dealing With the Dangers of Polarisation

    By: admintest admintest | Dec 01, 2015 | Hits: 1749

    In the second of a two-part essay, Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib looks at how society can address the polarisation wrought by extremist discourse. In his first essay, he offered several reasons for why extremists have been able to influence and condition the discourse that they want. Extremist discursive strategies are dangerous because they seek to polarise…..

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  • Understanding Extremist Discourse

    By: admintest admintest | Nov 30, 2015 | Hits: 2285

    In the first of a two-part essay, Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib offers several reasons for why extremists have been able to influence and condition the discourse that they want. The second essay will look at how to address the polarisation wrought by extremist discourse. A week after the shocking acts of terror in Paris, questions…..

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