Singapore Holds Maritime Security Exercise Amid Terror Fears

SingaporeSecurity10-31-2017 - THE DIPLOMAT

By Prashanth Parameswaran

The 2017 iteration of Exercise Highcrest was held last week.

Last week, Singapore staged another iteration of a complex, interagency maritime security exercise. The exercise, which was observed by top defense officials, is yet another sign of the city-state’s determination to boost its readiness amid the rising terror threat in the wider region.

As I have noted before, Singapore has long been warning about the Islamic State threat in Southeast Asia and has been taking a series of steps to both contribute to confronting the challenge in the region and further abroad as well as strengthen its response at home.  CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE