Commentary

How do people view national security?

How do people view national security?

“Protecting the Singaporean Way of Life” is the objective of Total Defence, a day that was commemorated last Sunday. Implicit is the understanding that total defence or national...

Population control and the Pope

Population control and the Pope

As Pope Francis was returning to Rome from the Philippines last month, he told journalists about a woman who had had seven children by Caesarean section and was now pregnant...

A rude end to Modi’s honeymoon

A rude end to Modi’s honeymoon

From December 2013, Mr Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had a dazzling run at state elections in India, peaking with the parliamentary contest between April and May...

Nobody knows how to deal with debt

Many economists, including Ms Janet Yellen, chairwoman of the United States Federal Reserve, view global economic troubles since 2008 largely as a story about “deleveraging” — a...

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