Think Tank (2/2023)
Will the Worsening of China-US Relations Continue?

On 6 April 2023, Professor Wang Jisi, Founding President of the Institute of International and Strategic Studies at Peking University, delivered the Ngee Ann Kongsi-RSIS Distinguished Public Lecture on “Will the Worsening of China-US Relations Continue?” Prof Wang discussed the trajectory of China-US relations in the last decade and analysed it in four dimensions:

  • China’s dome ...
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Asian Military Evolutions: Civil-Military Relations in Asia

This book explores civil–military relations in Asia. With chapters on individual countries in the region, it provides a comprehensive account of the range of contemporary Asian practices under conditions of abridged democracy, soft authoritarianism or complete totalitarianism.

Through i ...

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Perspectives on Countering Extremism: Diversion and Disengagement

The study of violent extremism in the wake of ISIS has largely been devoted to the process of radicalization and strategies to counter and de-radicalize extremists. However, little has been written on the subject of Diversion – early, upstream interventions aimed at deflecting individuals from ...

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Reassessing Lee Kuan Yew’s Strategic Thought

Building on the author’s 2012 book, Lee Kuan Yew’s Strategic Thought, this new book presents a comprehensive overview of Lee Kuan Yew’s strategic thought over the cou ...

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The AI Wave in Defence Innovation Assessing Military Artificial Intelligence Strategies, Capabilities, and Trajectories

An international and interdisciplinary perspective on the adoption and governance of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in defence and military innovation by major and middle powers.

Advancements in AI and ML pose pressing questions related to evolving conceptions of ...

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Kelyn Tng
Adrian Chong
Abigail Leong
Anthony Toh Han Yang
Jefferson Ng Jin Chuan
Muhammad Haziq Bin Jani
Rahmat Wadidi
Sean Tan
Acmal Zuheyr Iefan Bin Abdul Wahid
Cai Yuqian
John Bradford
Nazia Hussain
Sarah Soh
Xue Gong
Antara Chakraborthy
Collin Koh Swee Lean
Kevin Chen Xian An
Nishant Rajeev
Sean Tan
Yasmine Wong