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Stratad Asia Pacific Strtegic Centre (SAPSC)
Level 36, Menara Citibank, 165 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
tel:603 2169 6297 fax:603 2169 6168

Organizational Status: Private Entity, founded in 2000

General Description: Stratad Asia Pacific Strategic Centre is a centre for the promotion of international studies dedicated to the broadening the knowledge and understanding of complex international and domestic issues and events. The Centre organizes conferences and forums and through its independent analysis and advice, Stratad promotes informed debates on the nature of international development and also assess emerging trends, to help shape a more forward-looking approach to issues of vital long-term importance to the international global community. The Centre concentrates in the areas of Political Science, International Relations, Social Policies, Security, Defence and Military and in Terrorism. The centre provides courses in counter terrorism as well as military training and advice for Special Forces and government security forces. The Centre provides an organizational vehicle for scholars being appointed as voluntary researchers, however it does not itself advocate specific policies or attempt to influence legislation. The centre offers consulting services, accepts research proposals to international and local enterprise and governmental organizations in creating and engaging in the knowledge- based global environment.

Staff: 6 (3 Research, 3 Administrative / Support), 1 Intern, 10 Other Staff (voluntary researches)

Executive Officers:
Mr. Raj, Andrin (Director For Centre)
Tan Sri (Dr.) Raymon V. Navaratnam (Chairman)
Dr. Rohan Gunaratna (Adviser)
Mr. K.S. Balakrishnan (Senior Fellow)

(As of August 2007)

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