The implications of the abolishment of presidential term limit in China

By | 2018-07-25T12:34:07+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Nyheter, White paper|

A landmark decision was made at China’s annual political sessions in March when the country’s parliament approved a proposal to abolish the 35-year rule of presidential term limits. This effectively means the current President Xi Jinping can rule for life. The abolishment of term limit was hardly surprising as there were already signs that Xi [...]

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Informative analysis of militancy in Southern Philippines

By | 2018-07-24T13:41:24+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Nyheter, White paper|

The case of jihadist militancy in Southern Philippines came to worldwide media attention when the battle between IS-linked militants and army troops for Marawi heightened, although the problem has been ongoing for decades. This paper presents an analysis of incidents linked to jihadist extremism between 2015-2017 in jihadist militant activity and identifies trends based on [...]

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Frequent MRT breakdowns dent public confidence of Singapore’s transit system

By | 2017-11-14T15:02:34+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Nyheter|

Efficiency has often been used to describe governance in Singapore, a city state that boasts itself with high-class infrastructures as well as one of the most advanced economies in the world. However, less can be said about its Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system that in recent years has been dogged by a number of high-profile [...]

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Myanmar: Ongoing insurgencies and implications on local and regional security

By | 2017-11-14T09:02:08+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: Nyheter, White paper|

This analysis provides an understanding of the ongoing ethnic insurgencies in Myanmar as well as associated security risks. The insurgencies loosely referred to as an "Internal Conflict" in Myanmar has been plaguing the country ever since its independence from the United Kingdom in 1948. Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate as well as [...]

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August 2017 in Review

By | 2018-08-31T11:39:37+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Nyheter|

Following are some of major events that have been dominating the global headlines in the month of August:   Terror attacks hit Spanish region of Catalonia Two major terror attacks rocked the cities of Barcelona and Cambrils in Spain’s Catalonia region in mid-August, stoking fears of the continuing rise of terrorism in Europe. [...]

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