Tag: Michael Barr

Book Review – The Ruling Elite of Singapore

The Ruling Elite of Singapore is a brilliant publication, in which Michael Barr, a senior lecturer in International Relations at Flinders University, Australia, explores...

Will Singapore follow Taiwan and be split politically?

By Augustine Low A fracturing of the elite in Taiwan led to the country becoming a full-fledged democracy. Can the same happen in Singapore? This is...

Questions on the rise and rise of Singapore’s scholar-soldiers

By Augustine Low The networks of power and influence in Singapore are complex but what is clear is that scholar-soldiers are now entrenched at the...