Benjamin Ho is Assistant Professor at the China Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics. His research focus includes the study of China’s international relations, with an emphasis on Chinese political worldview and exceptionalism thinking. Other areas include public theology, intelligence studies and security multilateralism.
Hao Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge. His article 'Resisting Bandung? Taiwan’s Struggle for ‘Representational Legitimacy’ in the Rise of Asian People’s’ Anti-Communist League, 1954-57' is published in The International History Review journal.
Daniel Alan Bey is a Beijing-based journalist and commentator interested in Chinese politics & history from the bottom all the way up. Follow him on Twitter: @dbey85
David Han is a PhD candidate in International Relations at LSE. Concurrently, he is also a Senior Analyst with the Malaysia Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies , Nanyang Technological University. His PhD thesis re-conceptualises 'hedging' as unique form of risk management in Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines’ foreign policies towards China and the United States.
Dylan is the founding editor of The Politburo and is an Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University. Views expressed are his own and do not represent the views of his employer.
Henrick Tsjeng is Associate Research Fellow with the Regional Security Architecture Programme at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
Jay Maniyar is a Research Associate at the National Maritime Foundation, a maritime think tank endorsed by the Indian Navy and the Ministry of Defence of the Government of India. He is based in New Delhi. The views expressed in the published articles are proffered in a personal capacity, and do not reflect the views of his employers.
Kalvin Fung is a Ph.D. candidate at Waseda University. His research interests include ASEAN, International relations in Asia-Pacific, and Hong Kong external relations.
Kyaw San Wai is a Yangon-based researcher. He was formerly a Senior Analyst at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
Muhammad Faizal is Research Fellow, with the Regional Security Architecture Programme, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He completed his Master of Science in Strategic Studies at RSIS, specialising in terrorism studies. Prior to joining RSIS, Faizal served with the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs where he was a Deputy Director
Ning Tuanhui is currently an Assistant Research Fellow at the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) China Secretariat. He is also a PhD candidate at the School of International Relations, Peking University. His research interests include China’s neighbouring foreign policy, Australia’s foreign policy and China's external relations.
Rathindra Kuruwita is a journalist and a researcher from Colombo, Sri Lanka. He holds a MSc in Strategic Studies from S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU, Singapore. He was also a fellow at Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, USA, and a participant of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) conducted by the U.S. Department of State. He writes on security and international relations to several publications and has written extensively on the Sri Lanka-China relationship.
Sarah Teo is Research Fellow with the Regional Security Architecture Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She is the co-editor, with Bhubhindar Singh, of 'Minilateralism in the Indo Pacific: The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Mechanism, and ASEAN' (Routledge, 2020).
Steven Langendonk is a PhD candidate at Leuven International and European Studies, KU Leuven. His research aims to investigate different repertoires performed by Chinese diplomats in international organizations. Broader interests cover the intersections between (Chinese) ideology and foreign policy, the constitutive dimensions of power, and the consequences of Eurocentric biases within International Relations literature, theory and methodology.
Tan Wei is a former intern with the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The opinions expressed are his own.
Tsunghan Wu is a postdoctoral research fellow at Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), Taiwan. He received his PhD from King’s College London, and M.A. from National Taiwan University. His research interests include politics of telecommunication technology, nationalism, and ethnic conflict.