Defending the Lion City: The Armed Forces of Singapore

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Allen & Unwin, 2000 - History - 335 pages
Surrounded by larger, more populous nations, Singapore has been acutely aware of its vulnerability since separating from the Malaysian federation in 1965. This work offers a study of the Singapore Armed Forces, and an assessment of the country's military capability and strategic outlook.

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Tim Huxley is Director of the Centre for South-East Asian Studies at the University of Hull, England. He is also an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies in London, and was a Fellow of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore during the 1980s. He has written extensively on Southeast Asian politics and international relations, specialising in security and defence issues. His recent publications include Insecurity in the ASEAN Region (1993) and Arming East Asia (IISS Adelphi Paper 329, 1999).

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