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Singapore Sees Islamist Militancy 'Clear, Present Danger' for Asia

Singapore sees a "clear and present danger" to Asia from Islamist militancy, especially from the threat of groups linking up after pledging allegiance to Islamic State, its defense minister Ng Eng Hen said on Wednesday. A day after signing a defense cooperation agreement with the United States that covers trans-national militancy, Ng said intelligence sharing was key to dealing with the issue. "We see the threat of extremist terrorism as a clear and present danger in our...

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