In an analysis, RSIS’ Senior Fellow Eddie Lim and Assistant Professor Benjamin Ho wrote about how the ongoing COVID-19 health pandemic has witnessed militaries worldwide activated to take part in national efforts. Both MINDEF and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) have played a robust role in Singapore’s fight against the disease. It is timely to examine their roles as part of the nation’s repertoire of tools for crisis management and national resilience, they wrote.
Eddie Lim is a Senior Fellow and Head of the Military Studies Programme and Benjamin Ho is an Assistant Professor in the China Programme, both component units of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. This is part of an RSIS Series.
Last updated on 21/05/2020