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Committee of Supply 2021 debate, Day 2: Desmond Choo on counterterrorism

Southeast Asia remains a key target for Islamic State recruitment, NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Desmond Choo pointed out in Parliament on Monday (Mar 1), citing the August 2020 twin bombings in Sulu, Philippines. He stressed the need for a continued guard against external threats and to not let the fight against terrorism take a backseat. He asked how the Ministry of Defence was maintaining vigilance against terrorist threats, especially online.

Committee of Supply 2021 debate, Day 2: Desmond Choo on counterterrorism

01 Mar 2021 11:23am
Southeast Asia remains a key target for Islamic State recruitment, NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Desmond Choo pointed out in Parliament on Monday (Mar 1), citing the August 2020 twin bombings in Sulu, Philippines. He stressed the need for a continued guard against external threats and to not let the fight against terrorism take a backseat. He asked how the Ministry of Defence was maintaining vigilance against terrorist threats, especially online.

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