Singapore paving the way for greater regional security

Singapore's chairmanship of this year's Asean Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) comes at a time of great uncertainty in the region's security environment.

Terrorism remains a problem in South-east Asia even as Asean has to contend with challenges that threaten to undermine its internal cohesion as well as its centrality in the wider regional security architecture.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 23, 2018, with the headline Singapore paving the way for greater regional security. Subscribe