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Nah Liang Tuang is a Research Fellow with the Military Studies Programme at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS). He has also taught at the Command and Staff College, SAF Advanced School and Officer Cadet School at SAFTI Military Institute, and actively lectures at the SAF Warrant Officers School. In addition, he serves on the peer review board of the North Korean Review (NKR), a journal of Yonsei University’s School of International Studies, Republic of Korea. Liang Tuang completed his doctoral studies in International Relations at RSIS in 2015. His research specialities include nuclear weapons politics, nuclear non-proliferation, North Korean affairs and nationalism’s role in state defence. Liang Tuang’s articles, commentaries and op-eds have been published in the NKR, The Diplomat, East Asia Forum and Korea Times, amongst others.
Areas of Expertise
- Politics and Strategy of Nuclear Armament and Disarmament
- North Korean Politics
- Non-Traditional Security
- Non-Traditional Security Emergency Planner, Housing Development Board, 2000-2004
CO17198 | Nuclearised Northeast Asia: Why Including Japan, South Korea May Work
23 October, 2017
CO17147 | North Korea’s ICBMs: What Now?
04 August, 2017
CO16193 | China and North Korea’s Missiles: Having the Cake and Eating It?
27 July, 2016
CO16136 | North Korea’s Musudan Missile: An Evolving Threat
06 June, 2016
CO13174 | The Enemy of My Enemy: Perils of Training Syrian Rebels
24 September, 2013
CO12222 | North Korea: Is It Really a Serious Threat
07 December, 2012
CO12117 | Stopping Iranian Nuclear Proliferation: Sanctions or Inducements?
05 July, 2012
CO12071 | Pyongyang’s Information Age Missile Diplomacy
23 April, 2012
CO12040 | Iran’s Purported Nuclear Ambitions: Commercial Sanctions Counter-productive
12 March, 2012
CO11095 | Framing Cyber Warfare: Between Offence and Defence
28 June, 2011
CO11052 | Urban Search and Rescue: Boosting Intra-ASEAN Self Help
04 April, 2011
- Nah, Liang Tuang. “Urban Search and Rescue: Boosting Intra-Asean Self-Help in Chpater 1 – Climate Change and Natural Disasters” in Yang Razali Kassim (ed.), Strategic Currents: Issues in Human Security in Asia. S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2011.
- Nah, Liang Tuang. “Explaining North Korean Nuclear Weapons Motivations: Constructivism, Liberalism and Realism”, North Korean Review, 9(1), Spring 2013, pp. 61-82.
- Nah, Liang Tuang. “The Case for Japanese National Security Independence: A Possible Future Imperative”, Journal of Defense Studies and Resource Management, 1(2), 2012.
Last updated on 04/10/2017