In a commentary, Shashi Jayakumar from RSIS and Adrian Kuah from NUS discussed possibilities for Singapore, with its strategic foresight capability, to predict COVID-19 and what it should do in future. Moving forward, Singapore need to inject the requisite diversity of viewpoints and expertise necessary to detect and tackle emerging threats, the authors said.
Shashi Jayakumar is Head, Centre of Excellence for National Security and Executive Coordinator for Future Issues and Technology (FIT) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University. Adrian W J Kuah is Director, Futures Office at the National University of Singapore. This is adapted from a piece which first appeared in RSIS Commentary.
Last updated on 22/05/2020