S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
(2007; Singapore; 163 staff; rsis.edu.sg)
Previously known as the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, which was established in 1996. Like its predecessor, RSIS is an autonomous entity within the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). It is a “think tank and school of graduate education offering Master of Science Programmes in Strategic Studies, International Relations, International Political Economy, and Asian Studies”. It exists to develop a community of scholars and policy analysts at the forefront of security studies and international affairs.
Leadership: Ambassador Barry Desker (Dean)