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SENET 44CiGS /CP Singapore May 1973 NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE SURVEY SECRET APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2009/06/16: CIA- RDP01- 00707R000200090008 -8 NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE SURVEY PUBLICATIONS 1 The basic unit of tha NIS is the General Survey, which is now published in a bound -by- chapter format so that topics of greater per- ishability can be updated on an individual basis. These chapters� Country Profile, The Society, Government and Politics, The Economy, Military Geog- raphy, Transportation and Telecommunications, Armed Forces, Science, and Intelligence and Security, provide the primary NIS coverage. Some chapters, particularly Science and Intelligence and Security, that are not pertinent to all countries, are produced selectively. For small countries requiring only minimal NIS treatment, the Gener Survey coverage may be bound into one volume. Supplementing the Generr,f Survey is the NIS Basic Intelligence Fact book, a ready reference publication that semiannually updates key sta- tistical data found in the Survey. An unclassified edition of the factbook omits some details on the Economy, the defense forces, and the intelligence and security organizations. Although detailed sections on many topics were part of the NIS Program, production of these sections has been phased out. Those pre- viously produced will continue to be available as long as the major portion of the study is considered valid. A quarterly listing of all active NIS units is published in the Inventory of Available NIS Publications, which is also bound into the concurrent classified Factbook. The Inventory lists all NIS units by area name and number and includes classification and data of issue; it thus facilitates the ordering of NIS units as well as their filing, cataloging, and utilization. Initial dissemination, additional copies of NIS units, or separate chapters of the General Surveys can be obtained directly or through Liaison channels from the Central Intelligence Agency. The General Survey is prepared for the NIS by the Central Intellige; re Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency under the general direction of the NIS Committee. It is coordinated, edited, published, and dissemi- nated by the Central Intelligence Agency. WARNING: This document contains information affecting the national defense of the United States, within the meaning of title 18, sections 793 and 794 of the US code, as amended. Its transmission or revelation of its contents to or receipt by an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. CLASSIFIED BY 019641. EXEMPT FROM GENERAL DECLASSIFI- CATION SCHEDULE OF E. O. 11652 EXEMPTION Cf.rEGORIES SB (1), (2), (3). DECLASSIFIED ONLY ON APPROVAL OF THE DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE. APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2009/06/16: CIA- RDP01- 00707R000200090008 -8 WARNING The NIS is National Intelligence and may not be re- leased or showy, to representatives of any foreign govern- ment or international body except by specific authorization of the Director of Central Intelligence in accordance with the provisions of National Security Council Intelligence Di- rec4ive No. 1. For NIS containing unclassified material, however, the portions so marked may be made available for official pur- poses to foreign nationals and nongoverninent personnel provided no attribution is made to National Intelligence or the National Intelligence Survey. i Subsections and graphics are individually classified according to content. Classification /control designa- tions are: (U /OU) Unclassified/ For Officiul Use Only (C) Confidentiai (S) Secret APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2009/06/16: CIA- RDP01- 00707R000200090008 -8 SUItVEY CI f 191,ItS COUNT111' i'iiU1 il,l; Integrated perspective of the s-FajeO country Chronology Area brief Scn- mary 111;11) TIIE SO(IF I'1' Socicd stmeturc Population ing and working conditions 1jeligion Education Artistic expression Public information Glossary AND POLITICS Governmental strength and stability Strcture and fuc.liou Political dynamics IP Naticmal polic�ios "threats to stability Tlly p'�ice Intcllig ucc , security Coorltersiwersion and counterinsurgency capabilities Chronology Glossary "IE ECONON11' Appraisal of the ec000rnv Its structure agriculture l'isheries, forestry, fuels and power, nctals and minerals, mauufucturing and con slrcc�lion Domestic trade Eemomic policy 111(1 (levelopurcut Moncy and banking Manpower Intrniutionul ecnumic relations Glossary TRANSPORTATION i%NI) TIONS Appraisal of systems Strategic mobiiit% liailroads Ilighways Ports Merchant marine. Civil air Airfields �The telecom systeu vIILITAR1' GEA)C:IiAP111' Topography and clirncle Military geography Strategic area Internal routes Approaches: laud, sea, air AIUMIA) FORCES The defense establishment Activities Ground forces Naval forces Air forces Paramilitary This General Survey supersedes the one dated July 1968, spies of which should he destroyed. APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2009/06/16: CIA- RDP01- 00707R000200090008 -8 Country Profile: SiNCAPORf: Success of a City -State The multiracial Societe One -Par,y Democ- racy 0 iociaiisro and Laissez -faire s Welfare That*s Good for li!isiness A 'triumphant Future Chronoiogy Area Brief 19 Summary Map follows 20 This Country Profile was prepared for the NIS by the Central Intelligence Agency. Research was sub- stantially completed by January 197.1 S c�:c i u :�r APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2009/06/16: CIA- RDP01- 00707R000200090008 -8 t s: a 6.y, b t r' t ..0 1 r k fir; R y 1 pq h 1 5.2 C Y 'M whr. f IL 'y_. IL r-.-� rja ..i 1, ma y RMr w "S`. '�}R. rye 4`YMC r M1 y i Y It rr i ce '1 y,y ,y.R y rn, xr l 4r y .Y, q riTM y x t i -t "4t 1 .14 nt K T.S f�y r..'nq 4I. orb Li. e }mot ft n 7�w �t y. Success of a City -Sate "What is required is a rugged, resolute, highly trained, highly disciplined community. Create su �h a community and you 011 sumioe and prosper here for thousands of years.� Lee Kuan Yew 'I'll(- story of Singapore in the early 1970's is a stun of success. The people of Singapore have worked hard during their brief iecatie of independence and no" Ittjoy econornic prosperity, effective government, and modern social services. Yet events might very easily lave turned out otherwise, for Singapore seemed an unlikely candidate for successful nationho-d. This isl.tncl is crowded, 1