Media Expertise:
  Strategic Trends, Security Conceptions, and Military Modernization in East Asia
Regional approaches to military modernization, and its implications for the medium to long-term stability of the geostrategic environment of the Asia Pacific;
 
  Military Innovation Theory, Processes, and Debate
The impact of emerging disruptive technologies and new types of armaments on military transformation and modernization, particularly when it comes to new operational concept and new operating areas, especially in the maritime, air, and space domains;
 
  Information Ops & Cyber Conflicts
Implications of cyber and information operations on doctrine, operational planning and strategy; Long-range trends and developments when it comes to future warfare;


select media appearances:

Contact:
  Michael Raska, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Nanyang Technological University
Blk S4, Level B4
Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639798


  ismraska@ntu.edu.sg
Publications:
 

7 June 2017
“South Korea Suspends Missile Shield Deployment”
Bloomberg

30 March 2017
“Millionen trotz Sanktionen: Nordkoreas geheime Geldgeschäfte”
Deutsche Welle

19 March 2017
“China's Push to Become a Tech Superpower Triggers Alarms"
The Financial Times

13 March 2017
“Chinese Defense Spending Stokes Concern, Debate"
The Japan Times

7 March 2017
“China Fumes as US, S. Korea speed up Thaad Deployment"
The Straits Times

24 January 2017
“Russia's Master Plan to Crush the Third Offset Strategy"
The National Interest

11.01 News Interview
"North Korea offers up challenge for Trump"
Shephard Media

20.12 News Interview
"China returns US underwater drone seized in South China Sea"
The Associated Press

17.12 News Interview
"Digitaler Weltkrieg"
Die Welt(Germany)

03.10 News Interview:
"Quantenphysik: Die Peking-Connection"
Die Zeit (Germany)

29.08 News Interview:
"Quest for independence: China to make its own jet engines"
Christian Science Monitor (US)

27.06: TV Interview:
"What's behind SKorea, Japan and US' joint military exercise"
CNBC Street Signs
CNBC Street Signs Michael Raska

10.06 News Interview:
"Warum Kim seine Atombomben mehr denn je braucht"
Die Welt (Germany)

10.05 News Interview:
"(News Focus) Diplomatic quandary looms over South China Sea dispute"
Yonhap News Agency

21.04 News Interview:
"China’s President, Xi Jinping, Gains a New Title: Commander in Chief"
The New York Times

22.04 News Interview:
"Xi Jinping's latest title: Commander in chief of battle command centre"
The Straits Times (Singapore)

08.03 News Interview:
"Why Japan is facing pressure to return to military research"
The Stack

10.02: Newspaper Interview:
"South Korea divided over THAAD"
The Korea Herald (Seoul)

28.01: News Interview:
"Not Top Gun yet: China struggles with warplane engine technology"
Reuters (Singapore)

09.01: News Interview:
"Wie Nordkorea sein Atomprogramm finanziert"
SRF News (Switzerland)

07.01: Newspaper Interview:
"Das große Beben"
Die Welt (Germany)

06.01: Newspaper Interview:
"NK nuclear bomb test a threat to peace and security"
Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

06.11: TV Interview:
"China's Strategic Challenges"
Czech TV: Udalosti Komentare
Michael Raska Czech TV

09.09: Newspaper Interview:
Hard slog whipping the PLA into shape
The Straits Times (Singapore)

04.09: News Interview:
Analysts: Beijing Parade a 'Bazaar' of Stolen Technology
Voice of America

03.09: Newspaper Interview:
Message of 'peace' amid display of power
The Straits Times (Singapore)

25.08: TV Interview:
"Between the Lines: Korean Tensions"
Channel News Asia

13.08: Newspaper Interview:
"Bastelt Kim schon wieder heimlich an der Atombombe?"
Die Welt (Germany)

05.08: TV Interview:
"Japan's Security Policy"
BBC World News
BBC Newsday - Michael Raska

21.06: Newspaper Interview:
"NK: The Problem Child of Asia Refuses to Learn"
The Sydney Morning Herald

28.05: Newspaper Interview:
"China's Military Shows Growing Confidence"
The Straits Times (Singapore)

22.05: Newspaper Interview:
"Chinese Navy Out to Raise Capabilities"
The Straits Times (Singapore)

19.05: Newspaper Interview:
"Kims Eliteeinheit 121 ist Nordkoreas gefährlichste Waffe"
Die Welt (Germany)

13.05: Newspaper Interview:
"Diese Nichtigkeiten bestraft Kim mit dem Tod"
Die Welt (Germany)

11.05: Newspaper Interview:
"N.K. Submarine Missile Serious Threat"
The Korea Herald

14.04: Newspaper Interview:
"Questions raised over rotational U.S. forces"
The Korea Herald

16.03: Newspaper Interview:
"Wie das mysteriöse "Büro 39" Kims Macht sichert"
Die Welt am Sonntag(German)

27.01: TV Interview:
"Malaysia Airlines Website Hacked"
BBC World News
Michael Raska- BBC World News

25.01: Newspaper Interview:
"High-tech facility to beef up border defences"
The Straits Times

07.11: Newspaper Interview:
"S. Korea faces tough decision on THAAD"
The Korea Herald

17.08: TV Interview:
"Aboard the USS Michigan"
CNBC News

27.07: Newspaper Interview:
"N. Korea Bolsters Cyberwarfare Capabilities"
The Korea Herald

22.07: TV Interview:
'The Crash of MH 17'
Channel News Asia - Insight

Channel News Asia Michael Raska MH17

20.07: TV Interview:
'The Crash of MH 17'
Channel News Asia

07.07: Newspaper Interview:
"Korea Vulnerable to Cyberwarfare"
The Korea Herald

29.04: Newspaper Interview:
"Park’s Peace Initiative Gets Mixed Appraisal"
The Korea Herald

23.04.14:
Interview: "Innovations in the Defense Market"
Saab Singapore

08.04: TV Interview:
'Das Geheimnis von Flug MH370'
ZDF Heute / ZDF Doku
ZDF Heute - Michael Raska

28.03: Newspaper Interview:
"Singapore: Small State, Big Weapons Buyer"
Aljazeera

18.03: Newspaper Interview:
Intelligence data vital in hunt for Malaysian Airlines MH370
The Financial Times

02.11: TV Interview:
'Biden’s Visit to Asia'
BBC News
BBC News Michael Raska

30.09: Newspaper Interview:
'Allies Explore Broader Future Role'
The Korea Herald

17.09: Newspaper Interview:
'China Pursues Systems To Keep US Forces at Bay'
Defense News

22.08: Newspaper Interview:
'Korea-U.S. Alliance Faces Next Crucial Shift'
The Korea Herald

21.07: Newspaper Interview:
'Will China's Aviation Industry Steal U.S. Thunder?'
Defense News

19.04: TV Report:
'New Symbol of US Security Sails Into Asia'
CNBC News

15.04: TV Interview:
'N. Korea Could Be Re-Calculating Moves'
CNBC News
michael raska cnbc news


11.04: TV Interview:
'NATO Secretary General Rasmussen's Visit to South Korea'
BBC World News
BBC News Michael Raska


09.04: TV Interview:
'Belligerent North Korea'
Channel News Asia - AM Live with Suzanne Jung


01.04: TV Interview:
'Strategic Uncertainty on the Korean Peninsula'
Aljazeera News

Aljazeera News Michael Raska


31.03: TV Interview:
'Tensions between North and South Korea flare'
ABC NEWS 24 (Australia)


19.03: TV Interview:
'Singapore Expected to order F-35 Fighter Jets'
CNBC - Squawk Box (Asia)

Michael Raska CNBC


08.03: Interview: Channel News Asia:
"NK's EMpty Rhetoric?"

07.03: Interview: AlJazeera News Hour:
"NK Nuclear TEnsions"

Aljazeera - Michael Raska


14.02: Newspaper Interview:
'Seoul Struggles with NK Deterrence'
The Korea herald / ANN


02.01: TV interview:
'Does Pyongyang's Call For Peace Signal Reform?'
CNBC - Squawk Box (Asia)

Michael Raska CNBC


12.12: TV interview:
'North Korea: Rocket Launch'
Channel News Asia - Singapore

Michael Raska


09.12: TV Interview:
'North Korea: Still up to No Good?'
CNBC - Squawk Box (Asia)

CNBC Michael Raska


19.11: Newspaper Interview:
'Uncertainty Looms over Sino-American Rivalry'
The Korea herald


07.11: Newspaper Interview:
'Obama Faces Tough Policy Challenges'
The Korea Herald


09.10: TV Interview:
'US and South Korea Announce New Missile Deal'
Aljazeera Newshour

michael raska al jazeera singapore

13.09: TV Interview:
'China-U.S. Rivalry Heads to the Final Frontier'
Reuters TV

michael raska chicago tribune


01.08: TV Interview:
'85th Anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army'
Channel News Asia

michael raska channel news asia


07.06: TV Interview:
'Insight: U.S. Rebalancing Strategy in East asia''
Channel News Asia


15.04: TV Interview:
'Beyond the Provocation: North Korea's Rocket Launch'
Channel News Asia


12.04: TV Interview:
'North Korea's Rocket Launch'
BBC World News

Michael Raska BBC World News


18.11: TV Interview:
'Closer US-Australia Defence ties irk China'
Aljazeera Newshour


01.11: TV Interview:
'China launches spacecraft on docking mission'
Aljazeera Newshour


29.09: Newspaper Interview
'China shiesst einen Palast ins All'
Tages-Anzeiger (Zurich)

 

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